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CAL FIRE SLO, Five Cities Fire Authority knock down car fire on Highway 101

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-12 17:21:19-05

UPDATE (2:20 p.m.) - California Highway Patrol says both lanes of Highway 101 northbound near Laetitia Vineyard Drive in Arroyo Grande are now open.

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ORIGINAL STORY (2 p.m.) - Officials say crews with CAL FIRE SLO and Five Cities Fire Authority extinguished a car fire Sunday afternoon on Highway 101 northbound in Arroyo Grande.

In a call with KSBY, an official with CAL FIRE SLO says the number two lane of Highway 101 northbound near Laetitia Vineyard Drive in Arroyo Grande is currently closed. There is no word yet on when the lane is expected to reopen.

Authorities say the car fire was initially reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

CAL FIRE SLO could not say whether the driver of the vehicle was injured nor how many people were inside the car at the time of the fire.

This is a developing story,