Hwy 50 Closed In Placerville Due To Wildfire

Evacuations are also being ordered

By Marilyn Nelson on August 14, 2019
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Caltrans is advising all travelers to avoid Highway 50 in western El Dorado county due to a wildfire. 

KCRA is reporting the highway is closed in both directions between Shingle Springs and Placerville due to a fire near Greenstone Road in Placerville.

Residents in homes on Studebaker Road are also being ordered to evacuate.

UPDATE: Eastbound Highway 50 is closed near Greenstone Road in Placerville after a vehicle fire spread into nearby vegetation, officials said.Get the latest >> https://bit.ly/2YZDCcA

Posted by KCRA 3 on Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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