Highway 1 Fire Closure-10/22/17-954-PMD
Highway 1 was closed at the outskirts of Santa Cruz due to a wildfire on Saturday. Fire crews responded to reports of a grass fire near the north bound lanes of Highway 1 north of Santa Cruz. Authorities diverted traffic at Western Drive while ground and aerial fire crews contained the blaze to two acres. the roadway was opened to motorists at about 2:30 pm.m The cause of the fire has been ruled accidental.