Lanes of Interstate 8 in Alpine were closed Sunday due to a small brush fire.
Four trees on the side of eastbound Interstate 8 near Tavern Road were reported to be on fire at 2:37 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
Responding officers shut down the right two lanes of the freeway as crews battled the blaze, and traffic backed up in the area as a result of the closure.
All lanes were re-opened by 3 p.m.
Updated Sept. 24, 2017 at 5:21 p.m.
–City News Service
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