OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Eastbound lanes in the Caldecott Tunnel on state Highway 24 in Oakland were blocked Monday morning by a car fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

An alert for heavy traffic was issued after the fire was reported at about 11:30 a.m.

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The CHP said a car began to smoke unprovoked while going through the tunnel and eventually caught fire. Both eastbound bores were blocked as crews worked to clear the vehicle and the smoke.

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No one was injured, according to the CHP.


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