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.
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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.READ MORE: Update: Fawn Fire Near Redding Grows To 7,500 Acres Overnight; Firefighters Look To Cooler Weather
No one was injured, according to the CHP.
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