Watch CBS News

Trailer Fire Blocking Westbound Lane Of Highway 37 Near Sears Point

BEL MARIN KEYS (CBS SF) - A 40-foot travel trailer that caught fire and closed the westbound lanes of state Highway 37 on Tuesday morning is unsafe to tow, and Caltrans crews will cut it in pieces and haul them away in dump trucks, the California Highway Patrol said.

The fire was reported around 9:15 a.m. just west of Lakeville Highway. Highway 37 initially was blocked in both directions, but the eastbound lanes and one westbound lane have since reopened. The No. 2 westbound lane will remain closed for several hours, CHP officials said around 1 p.m.

Motorists should expect major delays in the area, according to the CHP.

Motorists were advised to use state Highway 121 or Lakeville Highway as alternate routes. The Lakeville Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire, CHP Officer Andrew Barclay said.

‪SR-37 update. Due to extensive fire damage, the trailer isn't safe to tow. Caltrans District 4 is enroute to break the...

Posted by CHP - Marin on Tuesday, June 25, 2019


Traffic Alert: SR-37 WB, both lanes are blocked by a travel trailer fire (no animals inside). No estimated time to open....

Posted by CHP - Marin on Tuesday, June 25, 2019


View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.