101 Partially Closed Near Fortuna Due to Fire


Photo provided by a reader. According to the California Highway Patrol, 101 is partially closed near Fortuna as crews struggle to contain a fire which spread from a vehicle.

The road is open to one lane controlled traffic.

UPDATE 5:09 p.m.: Fire is out. Fire engines returning. CHP in charge. We’re hearing that the road is open but that isn’t confirmed.


Photo provided by Melodie Bobo.

UPDATE 6 p.m.: Both lanes open.


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