Sunday, June 3, 2018

Tree Fire Closes 199 Near Crescent City

Posted By on Sun, Jun 3, 2018 at 11:48 AM

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Editor's note: This report first appeared on and is reposted here with permission.

A fire burning in a tree northeast of Crescent City forced the closure of Highway 199 this morning. The tree was reported to be on fire about 8:09 a.m., according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page. The tree is reportedly leaning over the road at mile marker 2.47 west of Walker Road.

An incident page post at 10:55 a.m.  indicated that the roadway will be “closed for more than 90 minutes.”
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