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Capital City Freeway lanes reopen after grass fire

Traffic remains backed up late Friday morning on northbound Capital City Freeway after crews fought a fire near the roadway between E Street and Exposition Boulevard.
Traffic remains backed up late Friday morning on northbound Capital City Freeway after crews fought a fire near the roadway between E Street and Exposition Boulevard.

Crews are mopping up after controlling a grass fire Friday morning near the Capital City Freeway between E Street and Exposition Boulevard that slowed traffic more than an a hour.

The fire was reported at 9:53 a.m. Just after 11 a.m., all the freeway’s northbound lanes reopened, according to the California Highway Patrol. Traffic, however, remains backed up to T Street, the state Department of Transportation reports.

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