Gillian Edevane

Fire Near Highway 17 in South Bay Sends Acrid Smoke Into Air

A fire on the side of Highway 17 in Campbell sent plumes of acrid smoke into the air early Friday morning. 

At around 7:30 a.m., Campbell police received reports that trees were on fire on the side of the highway, near Camden Avenue exit and the local creek and trails on the southbound route. 

Fire crews were on the shortly before 8:00 a.m. and started working to knock down the flames. The far right lane of the southbound route was closed to traffic. 

This story is developing. Check back for updates. 

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