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All lanes reopen, traffic flowing after car fire on I-5 Tuesday

Posted at 5:51 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 22:40:38-04

A car fire led to lane closures on the Grapevine Tuesday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol's traffic incident page it happened just before 1:30 p.m. on northbound I-5 at the Grapevine.

By 7:30 p.m. Tuesday all lanes were reopened and traffic was flowing freely.

Caltrans said on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that all but one lane was closed as crews worked to clean up the incident.

Traffic was backed up for several hours, but has since cleared.