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Car fire sparks vegetation fire along Highway 166

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Forward progress of a vehicle fire that spread to nearby vegetation along Highway 166 Monday has been stopped, according to CAL FIRE.

The fire reportedly started at about 12:45 p.m. just west of Tepesquet Road. 

The California Highway Patrol reported the vehicle was engulfed and nearby brush and a tree were also on fire. 

Traffic was reportedly backing up in the area and the road was said to be blocked.

About a quarter-acre of vegetation burned, according to CAL FIRE.

No injuries have been reported. 

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