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Sig Alert issued after brush fires in Cajon Pass Wednesday

CAJON PASS, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Fire crews on the ground and in the air are working two separate brush fires in the Cajon Pass here Wednesday.

Multiple reports of fires along the northbound I-15 freeway north of the Kenwood Avenue were received at about 11:29 am, according to California Highway Patrol incident logs.

The largest fire is reportedly holding at about 4 acres in size and crews have a good handle on both the fires.

As of 12:07 pm, CHP logs are showing the no.4 lane will be shut down from the northbound 15 to Highway 138 in order to allow crews and equipment to safely operate as they continue to work the fire. At 12:13 pm, a Sig Alert was issued for an unknown duration, per the logs.

Radio traffic reports that the forward rate of spread on the fires had been stopped at 12:16 pm.

The cause of the fires are currently under investigation. The story is developing and information will be updated as it becomes available.

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