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Northbound Hwy 101 reopens in Summerland following truck fire

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Status of US 101 in the Carpentaria area as of 8:30 AM
Posted at 6:51 AM, Mar 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-24 16:30:44-04

UPDATE: The highway is back open.

UPDATE (7:53 a.m.) - The left lane of the highway is expected to reopen at approximately 8:15 a.m.

(6:51 a.m.) - The northbound lanes of Highway 101 were closed just north of Padaro Lane in Summerland early Thursday morning because of a semi-truck fire.

The incident was first reported at 5 a.m.

Caltrans says there is no estimated time for re-opening of the highway.