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Highway 46 East reopens following brush fire near Cholame Y

Traffic is moving along a stretch of Highway 46 near the Cholame Y following a car fire that spread to brush.

CAL FIRE SLO says the car caught fire on Highway 46 East just north of the Y.

Firefighters say they arrived on scene and the car was engulfed in flames.

The fire then spread to nearby brush and burned a half acre.

CAL FIRE says Highway 46 was closed for a short time, but has since reopened.

Vehicle Fire: HWY 46 East just North of Hwy 41 (Y). Passenger vehicle fire fully involved upon arrival. 1/2 acre vegetation quickly contained. HWY 46 was briefly closed. All lanes are now open. #Shandon #Firefighters #CountyofSlo

— CAL FIRE SLO (@CALFIRE_SLO) October 24, 2019

KEYT 2019

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