Small brush fire in I-8 median affecting traffic

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CAMPO, Calif. — Firefighters responded to a brush fire Monday afternoon in a center median of Interstate 8 in Campo, Cal Fire said.

The fire was reported in the center divide of I-8 near Crestwood Road shortly before 2 p.m. Monday. Lanes were briefly shut down on eastbound and westbound I-8.

Around 2:15 p.m., Cal Fire said the fire’s forward progress had been stopped and firefighters were working to extinguish the flames that remained in the center divide.

According to Caltrans, one lane in each direction was reopened to traffic at about 2:15 p.m.

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