UPDATE 5:27 p.m.: Officials are reopening some lanes on Westbound Business 80 near Exposition Boulevard after a grass fire erupted near the area Monday afternoon.
The blaze started as an RV fire and later spread to nearby vegetation.
Motorists are being told to expect delays around the area.
#trafficalert CapCity Fwy at E St. - #1 and #2 lanes open thru fire zone. Watch out for first responders. Expect delays as backlog clears.— Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) June 20, 2017
Crews now using drip torches, firing unburned areas to limit spread of vegetation fire on site of old City Dump, east of Sutter's Landing. pic.twitter.com/iBpUeExf75— Sacramento Fire (@SacFirePIO) June 20, 2017
Original Post: Crews are battling a grass fire on Westbound Business 80 near Exposition Boulevard Monday afternoon.
The blaze started as an RV fire, but flames eventually spread to vegetation.
Westbound lanes are shut down. Eastbound lanes are backed up to Highway 50.
RV towing car burned on WB Bus 80, fire spread to vegetation. Vehicle fires are under control, crews getting a line around vegetation fire. pic.twitter.com/gmtMQYfvRs— Sacramento Fire (@SacFirePIO) June 20, 2017
Vehicle fire has spread to grass above WB Business 80 near Sutter's Landing. Crews now battling both this and vehicle fire. pic.twitter.com/1A6LwIMp6d— Sacramento Fire (@SacFirePIO) June 19, 2017
An RV fire on the shoulder of Westbound Business 80 is now spreading into the vegetation next to the freeway, additional units responding. pic.twitter.com/HxqvulIYZp— Sacramento Fire (@SacFirePIO) June 19, 2017