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Vehicle fire on Cuesta Grade slows traffic

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Posted at 4:49 PM, Aug 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-22 20:14:41-04

UPDATE (5:12 p.m.) - All lanes of the highway are now open.

(4:49 p.m.) - The #3 slow lane of northbound Highway 101 over the Cuesta Grade was shut down late Monday afternoon because of a car fire.

The fire was first reported at 4:22 p.m. at Mount Lowe Rd.

The California Highway Patrol reported that traffic was being diverted to the #1 and #2 lanes.

Drivers were being warned to expect slow traffic on the Cuesta Grade.