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Menifee: Fire near I-215 creates traffic jam


Last updated 7/6/2018 at 4:41pm

A wildfire broke out alongside Interstate 215 Friday afternoon amid triple-digit heat, prompting a lane closure and affecting traffic in the Menifee area.

The fire was reported at 12:28 p.m. near the southbound side of the freeway, just south of Scott Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Riverside County firefighters requested that the number three lane be shut down while they worked to put out the flames. A Sigalert was issued and traffic was backed up through Newport Road.


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