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Semi-truck fire leads to closure of Highway 99

Posted at 3:51 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 21:50:40-04

Caltrans District 6 is reporting that southbound Highway 99 is closed due to a big rig fire. The rig truck is reportedly on the right-hand shoulder of the highway.

The truck was reportedly fully engulfed.

There is no estimated time for the highway to be re-opened.