Car fire spreads to grass along I-80 in Solano County

Car fire spreads to grass along I-80 in Solano County

SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – Fire crews are responding to a grass fire burning along westbound Interstate 80 in Solano County.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a car caught on fire which spread to the grass.

Around 5:30 p.m. the fire was reported near American Canyon Road offramp.

Car fire spreads to grass along I-80 in Solano County

Officers say the car was engulfed in flames producing heavy smoke.

A severe traffic alert was issued around 6:12 as the right lanes were blocked.

Around 7:40 p.m., all westbound lanes were reopened.

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