Grass fire blocks lane on Highway 49 |

Grass fire blocks lane on Highway 49

A vegetation fire sparked by a blown trailer tire has closed down one lane of Highway 49 at Holcomb Drive.

The grass fire was reported at 9:32 a.m. and reportedly was caused by a trailer tire blowing, according to the California Highway Patrol website.

One-way traffic controls were put into effect southbound between Holcomb and Cherry Creek.

The fire initially was reported at a quarter-acre and was contained by 10:30 a.m. Mop-up is continuing.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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