UPDATE: All lanes of Highway 99 open following fire near Norris Road

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UPDATE (4:39 p.m.): CHP reports the fire is out and all lanes have reopened.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A fire along Highway 99 has prompted a closure of both southbound and northbound lanes Monday afternoon near Norris Road.

CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page reports a fire was burning on the righthand side of northbound lanes Highway 99 at around 3:45 p.m.

Power is reported to be out in the area. A PG&E crew is at the scene, according to CHP.

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