Lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 80 were reopening following
several fires along the highway in the Fairfield area this afternoon, the
California Highway Patrol said.
Meanwhile, there now are possibly two accidents on eastbound I-80 this evening, according to a fire department's social media posting at 7:30 p.m.
The Solano Fire Department reported on Facebook: "Cordelia / Fairfield | Traffic Collision | EB I-80 / HW-12 | 2 separate accidents / 1 accident has reports of a subject trapped | 19:33."
Traffic was heavy earlier in the area of the fires, which occurred at W.
Texas Street, Rockville Road and Travis Boulevard.
The fires were reported around 3:07 p.m., and another fire was
reported at 3:12 p.m. just west of W. Texas Street.
The CHP issued a Sig-alert and travel advisory at 4:18 p.m. when
fire adjacent to the freeway closed the W. Texas on-ramp and the two right
lanes of westbound I-80. The lanes reopened at 4:37 p.m., the CHP said.
The No. 3 and 4 lanes of westbound I-80 were still closed from
Oliver Road past W. Texas Street at 4:40 p.m.