5/9/21 – UPDATE: All lanes reopened at around 9:30 p.m., according to Caltrans.
PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – A truck fire that spread to vegetation Sunday shut down westbound I-80 near Gold Run.READ MORE: Body Of Missing UC Davis Graduate Catherine Serou Found In Russia, Reports Say
The fire has spread to vegetation just off the interstate along Gold Run Road and was reported at approximately 2 acres in size, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said.READ MORE: Events Around Sacramento Celebrate First Nationally Recognized Juneteenth
Caltrans said the interstate was closed at Secret Town Road and traffic was being diverted off the interstate at Gold Run.
At least one lane has reopened as of 4:40 p.m., and authorities say a full reopening is expected by 6:30 p.m.MORE NEWS: Saturday Night Fever: Enjoying A Night On The Town After California COVID Restrictions Lifted
Cal Fire and Placer Hills Fire have responded to assist.