Traffic Moving Slowly Around And Through Area Of Kyburz FireOne lane of Highway 50 is partly back open in the area of the Kyburz Fire. But traffic is moving slowly because it is being metered and drivers are being escorted about a mile by Caltrans vehicles.
Highway 50 Through Area Of Kyburz Fire Partially Reopens To VehiclesTraffic on Highway 50 is moving again, but moving slowly, after one of the highway lane reopened through the area of the Kyburz Fire.
Sheriff: Fire Burning Near Kyburz Sparked By CarAuthorities have confirmed suspicions that the wildfire burning near Kyburz was sparked by a car.
Crews Battle Tough Conditions In Kyburz FireA CBS13 viewer captured a blanket of smoke and flames swallowing Highway 50 near Kyburz. Part of the westbound lane was later lined with crime scene tape and a truck being towed away. Investigators would not say it it’s the same vehicle related to early reports of a car fire in the area.
Highway 50 Fully Open Near Kyburz FireThe U.S. Forest Service says it expects to have a Northern California wildfire fully contained by Friday.
Kyburz Fire Resurrects Memories Of Deadly 1992 Cleveland FireThe Cleveland Fire killed two firefighters and charred more than 22,000 acres of forest land. It shut down main roadways and cost millions in resources.
UPDATE: Kyburz Fire 40% Contained; Highway 50 Controls Still In PlaceHighway 50 has been closed indefinitely in both directions near Kyburz in El Dorado County due to thick smoke blowing across the roadway from a nearby fire.