Eastbound Caldecott Tunnel bores reopen after vehicle fire

Bay City News
Monday, February 25, 2019
Car fire shuts down eastbound Caldecott Tunnel
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A car fire shut down both eastbound bores of the Caldecott Tunnel on Monday.

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Both eastbound bores of the Caldecott Tunnel have reopened after a vehicle fire.

An alert for heavy traffic was issued after the fire was reported at about 11:30 a.m. and a sig alert was issued around 12 p.m.

The fire happened in the number 2 bore, but both bores had to be shut down while firefighters and CHP officers responded. Both bores were reopened before 12:30 p.m.

There was no information available yet from the CHP on whether anyone was injured.

Stay with ABC7 News for updates on this developing story.