Grass fire at Grapevine causes major delays for drivers on I-5

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A grass fire caused major delays for several hours Sunday near the Grapevine as firefighters worked to put out the flames.

CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page reported a fire in the area just before 6:30 p.m. forcing one southbound lane of I-5 to close just south of Grapevine Road. Caltrans said a backup on southbound Interstate 5 at one point was about six miles long near the fire.

No other information about the fire was immediately available.

Caltrans cameras at Grapevine Road showed southbound traffic was moving by 11:30 p.m.

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