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SR184 reopen after semi-truck caught fire and "explosions

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Posted at 4:34 PM, Apr 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-03 20:21:31-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.  — All lanes are now open.

State Route 184 is closed down near Bengston Avenue after a semi-truck caught fire Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP traffic page shows that traffic is restricted in both directions "due to explosions," at about 4:20 p.m.

It is unclear if anyone is injured and how the incident occurred.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.