SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The California Highway Patrol has shut down westbound Highway 160 in downtown Sacramento on Friday afternoon after a grass fire created a driving hazard.

Smoke from the fire drifted onto the highway at the Royal Oaks exit. The highway was shut down at about 3:35 p.m. As of 4:05, motorists were allowed to use the right-hand lane and shoulder.

There was a report of oleander bushes on fire. The Sacramento Fire Department is on scene.

Check back at or watch the CBS13 news at 5 and 6 p.m. for more on this story.


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