A fatal vehicle fire has slowed eastbound Interstate 80 traffic Monday morning near Citrus Heights, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The CHP responded to the incident just after 5:15 a.m., receiving reports of debris and brush on fire along the right shoulder of eastbound I-80 near Antelope Road, according to the CHP’s incident log.
By 5:45 a.m., the incident log showed the incident as a fatal car fire. It was not immediately clear how many fatalities were reported.
Multiple lanes were closed temporarily before 6 a.m., and the slow lane of traffic remained until just after 8 a.m., according to CHP and Caltrans.