Grass fire on Interstate 80 by Newcastle Road offramp

Cal Fire reporting blaze is contained
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There's currently a grass fire buring on the right hand side of eastbound Interstate 80 near the Newcastle Road offramp, according to the California Highway Patrol online reporting website. 

The CHP has issued a sigalert and says the right-hand lane of eastbound Interstate 80 is blocked at Newcastle and that motorists can expect heavy congestion and delays.

A Cal Fire spokesperson says that the fire has been contained, but did not give an acreage amount. 

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