Homeless Encampment Fire Briefly Shuts Down Milpas On-Ramp

CalTrans District 5 Reported the Ramp for Hwy. 101 Was Reopened Shortly After Crews Arrived

According to CalTrans District 5, a fire near the Northbound 101 Milpas on-ramp caused a closure for a brief period of time while city fire crews extinguished the blaze.

Witnesses reported heavy smoke in the area, though there were no reported injuries or structures damaged in the fire; there are homeless encampments nearby thought to be involved with the incident.

The call time was around 10:30 a.m., and CalTrans announced via Twitter that the ramp was reopened shortly after 11 a.m.

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