SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A grass fire that burned along southbound I-5 near Sutterville is heavily affecting traffic, Sacramento Fire said.

Crews on the scene said the fire has been extinguished but there is still heavy smoke in the area.

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The fire started at approximately 3:40 p.m. and grew to burn 500 feet of vegetation in the area.

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Sacramento Fire said it is unknown how long to clear the area.

Traffic delays are to be expected until then.

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More details to follow.