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September 27, 2023

Traffic was closed for nearby 101 commuters due to fire

The California Highway Patrol has closed traffic on southbound Highway 101 due to a vegetation fire in the San Martin area.

According to the CHP, southbound and northbound lanes have been closed at times in the past hour.

At 5:50 p.m., Calfire had requested both lanes closed at San Martin due to concerns about fire.

As of 6:18 p.m., the southbound lane had been open with traffic breaks on both the northbound and southbound sides from Leavesley Avenue to San Martin Avenue.

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