3-alarm fire reported along Highway 17 in Los Gatos, officials say

LOS GATOS, Calif. (KGO) -- A three-alarm fire has been reported along Highway 17 in Los Gatos, according to Santa Clara County fire.

Officials say it started with a car fire and spread to the grass.

As of 6p.m., firefighters told ABC7 they have stopped forward progress and no structures are threatened.

Traffic is backing up , so drivers are urged to avoid the area.

The fire started around 4:45p.m. Friday.

Crews arrived to a fully involved car fire.

So far, it has burned a quarter acre.

CAL Fire is assisting in the fight.

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