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Fire affects traffic near Cholame Y

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Posted at 12:08 PM, Oct 24, 2019

UPDATE (1:07 p.m.) - CAL FIRE reports that about a 1/2-acre of vegetation was burned in the fire.
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UPDATE (12:14 p.m.) - By 12:10 p.m., the fire was reportedly contained and traffic was again moving in both directions.
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(12:08 p.m.) - Firefighters responded to a fire that started as a vehicle fire near the intersection of Highways 41 and 46, also known as the Cholame Y.

The fire was first reported at about 11:50 a.m. Thursday.

According to the California Highway Patrol, flames from the vehicle fire spread to the nearby grass.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.