Forward Rate Stopped of Vegetation Fire on Shoulder of EB I-8 in Lakeside

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All lanes of Eastbound Interstate 8 between have reopened after a vegetation fire sparked on the right shoulder Sunday.

The fire was reported at around 10:15 a.m. Cal Fire said the Coches Fire reached two-acres. By 10:50 A.M. the forward rate had been stopped.

Interstate 8 was briefly closed on both sides as firefighters got a handle on it. Residents can expect traffic delays. By 11:50 a.m., all lanes had reopened to traffic.

The Heartland Fire and Rescue is assisting.

No other information was available.

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