Burning car causes grass fire along I-580 in Livermore

(Photo courtesy Susan Fong)

July 20, 2013 7:50:40 PM PDT
A burning car caused a grass fire along Interstate 580 in Livermore Saturday.

It happened near Grant Line Road in the early afternoon and spread to the field on the eastbound lanes.

Crews shut down several lanes while they worked to put it out, causing a traffic backup.

The fire burned about 23 acres.

There's no word yet on what started the fire.

No injuries were reported.