PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Both directions of State Route 512 at I-5 in Pierce County were shut down Tuesday afternoon due to a brush fire.
The fire started along I-5 northbound at milepost 127.5 around 12:30 p.m.
Crews originally closed only the northbound off-ramp to SR 512, but shut both directions down when the fire jumped to both sides.
Officials began reopening the lanes around 1:40 p.m.
Drivers are asked to be careful when traveling through the area.
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