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Westbound I-80 Closed Fully Reopens Near Gold Run After Truck Fire Spreads To Vegetation

5/9/21 – UPDATE: All lanes reopened at around 9:30 p.m., according to Caltrans.

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – A truck fire that spread to vegetation Sunday shut down westbound I-80 near Gold Run.

The fire has spread to vegetation just off the interstate along Gold Run Road and was reported at approximately 2 acres in size, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said.

Caltrans said the interstate was closed at Secret Town Road and traffic was being diverted off the interstate at Gold Run.

At least one lane has reopened as of 4:40 p.m., and authorities say a full reopening is expected by 6:30 p.m.

Cal Fire and Placer Hills Fire have responded to assist.

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