All southbound lanes of Hwy 17 reopen after brush fire broke out

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SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) — All southbound lanes reopened on state Highway 17 in unincorporated Santa Clara County Tuesday evening as fire crews were putting out a brush fire that had closed both directions of the road, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

All lanes reopened at about 6:50 p.m. near the community of Redwood Estates, CHP officials said. 

Forward progress on the two-alarm fire had been stopped earlier in the evening and no structures were threatened, Santa Clara County fire officials and Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police said.

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