Small fire affects I-8 traffic near Tavern Road in Alpine
Authorities have closed traffic lanes on Interstate 8 near Tavern Road in the Alpine area due to small brush fire burning alongside the freeway, according to California Highway Patrol Thursday afternoon.
The roughly half-acre blaze is not expected to grow much larger or pose any structural threats, a Cal Fire spokesman said.
- Jamul brush fire at 20 acres
- Banner fire 20 percent contained, scorches 2,500 acres
- Smoke visible from Camp Pendleton fire
- Cal Fire fights 8-acre brush fire in Lakeside
- Banner Fire 65 percent contained
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