AUBURN (CBS13) – A big rig that caught fire is causing a mess on westbound Interstate 80 in the Auburn area Tuesday morning.
The incident started just before midnight just west of the Foresthill Road off-ramp.
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I80 WB still a mess West of Foresthill off ramp due to overnight BigRig fire carrying Alfalfa. One lane open thru burn area. @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @DinaKupfer @GoodDayTraffic @GDSTracyKetchum @GoodDayCourtney pic.twitter.com/RCs1TojHTo
— David Grashoff (@CameraGuyDave1) August 6, 2019
For an unknown reason, a big rig hauling alfalfa caught fire.READ MORE: Stolen Car Chase Ends In Fatal Crash In Manteca
Caltrans crews are now working to clear the mess after the fire. Only one lane is open in the area.MORE NEWS: Homicide In Stockton Park District Saturday Night
The roads were cleared by 7:30 a.m.