RV fire on Cap City Fwy temporarily shuts down southbound lanes

The southbound lanes that were closed are slowly beginning to open as firefighters continue battling the RV and grass fire near Cal Expo. Caltrans is asking people to avoid the area if possible. (June 19, 2017)

An RV fire on Cap City Fwy temporarily shut down the southbound lanes near E Street Monday evening, according to California Highway Patrol.

The fire started at approximately 4:15 p.m. and also spread toward the American River next to the freeway, officials said. 

The southbound lanes later reopened at approximately 6:30 p.m. after crews cleared the roadway. 

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