LIVERMORE (CBS SF) — A brush fire in the Altamont Pass area near Livermore was controlled after blocking traffic along Interstate Highway 580.
The California Highway Patrol said the fire was burning along Altamont Pass between Greenville Rd. and North Flynn Rd.READ MORE: Fmr. Pinole Police Officer Allegedly Videotaped Himself Having Sex With Minor
KCBS Radio reported the fire had the eastbound left lane of I-580 blocked just east of Greenville. Eastbound traffic was reportedly backed up to Airway Blvd.
Clear! #AltamontPass a #BrushFire along #Hwy580 Eastbound has been controlled and all lanes have been opened. But traffic remains jammed thru #Livermore and #Dublin from #Hwy680. #KCBSTrafficREAD MORE: UPDATE: Woman Accused of Starting Fawn Fire Was Boiling Bear Urine to Drink
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— KCBS Radio – The Traffic Leader (@KCBSAMFMTraffic) September 7, 2021
KCBS said all lanes were reopened as of 4:27 p.m. but traffic remained backed up through Livermore.MORE NEWS: SF Police Arrest 2 Men Who Allegedly Shot Woman Who Refused To Give Them Her Camera