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Big Rig Carrying Bales of Hay Crashes, Ignites in Vallejo

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    Big Rig Carrying Bales of Hay Crashes, Ignites in Vallejo
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    The California Highway Patrol has issued a Sig-alert for state Highway 37 in Vallejo due to a big rig fire that temporarily blocked the roadway in both directions. Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

    Both directions of Highway 37 were closed Friday morning at the at Mare Island Bridge in Vallejo because a big rig carrying a load of hay, crashed and sparked a fire.

    The California Highway Patrol issued a Sig-Alert just before 7 a.m. on westbound Highway 37 near the West Wilson Avenue offramp. The CHP advised commuters to use state Highway 29 as an alternate route from Napa.

    Chopper video showed bales of hay on fire.

    An hour earlier, a big rig carrying a load of gravel struck a center divde in Walnut Creek, snarling the commute on Interstate HIghway 680.

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