Fire on I-580 delays morning commute in Pleasanton

Bay Area

PLEASANTON, Calif. (KRON) — A tractor trailer caught fire on the highway on Tuesday morning, causing severe traffic for commuters.

Authorities are still responding to the fire on westbound I-580 at Santa Rita Rd as of 8:40 a.m.

California Highway Patrol said the right lane and exit ramp remain blocked, and there is no estimated time of reopening.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes and expect delays.

See the huge fire in the video above, sent by a KRON4 viewer.

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January 01 2022 12:00 am