Firefighters work to put out grass fire on Highway 178 near Beale Avenue

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UPDATE (10:15 p.m.): Lanes have reopened to traffic on westbound Highway 178 following a small grass fire near Beale Avenue.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield firefighters are working to put out a grass fire just off the Beale Avenue offramp along Highway 178.

Fire crews were called to the westbound Highway 178 offramp at Beale Avenue just after 8 p.m. Firefighters have blocked two westbound lanes to put out the fire reported to be in the center divider. Expect some delays in the area.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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