[UPDATE 8:15 a.m.: Expect Traffic Delays But 101 Open ] Broadway Business Burns

As firefighters struggle to control a massive fire in El Pueblo Market on Broadway and McCullen’s Avenue, traffic is being redirected as of 6 a.m. Northbound traffic is being asked to turn around just after the 76 Station. Southbound traffic is being directed to turn around at McCullen’s Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Firefighters Fighting fire in a business

All photos by Stormy Taylor

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Firefighters Fighting fire in a business

UPDATE 7:42 a.m.: Traffic on Hwy 101/Broadway is still being rerouted through Herrick Avenue.

Stormy Taylor, our photographer, sends these photos from the scene.

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UPDATE 8:15 a.m.: Traffic is backed up to King Salmon from the south. However, scanner traffic indicates that Broadway may soon open.

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Hwy 101 as seen from the market at Humboldt Hill. [Photo from Wendy Horn]

Traffic jam

Hwy 101 from the intersection at King Salmon. [Photo from Wendy Horn]

 UPDATE 8:36 a.m.: Caltrans announced, “US 101 in Eureka is open but expect 30-40 minute delays.”

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