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Big Rig Fire Blocks Westbound I-580 Lanes of the Altamont Pass

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    Big Rig Fire Blocks WB I-580 Lanes of the Altamont Pass

    Multiple lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 near the summit of the Altamont Pass in unincorporated Alameda County are currently blocked due to a big rig fire early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    (Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019)

    Multiple lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 near the summit of the Altamont Pass in unincorporated Alameda County are currently blocked due to a big rig fire early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The CHP said the fire was first reported around 3:48 a.m. and a Sig-alert was issued around 4:30 a.m., the CHP said. An occupant in the big rig was able to get out and was uninjured.

    All lanes were blocked for a short time around 4:50 a.m. but the No. 1 lane had reopened as of 5 a.m.

    There is no estimated time of when all lanes would be cleared.

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