Fire Closes Down I-580 East of Livermore

ALAMEDA COUNTY — A fire closed down Interstate 580 Sunday.

The 640-acre blaze jumped the interstate just west of West Grant Line Road, according to the Alameda County Fire Department. The Grant Fire was fully contained by early Monday morning.

Officials had to stop traffic on both sides of the interstate as fire crews battled the flames at Flynn Road North. CHP officers had to escort traffic through the Altamont Pass. Traffic was allowed through both sides of I-580 just after midnight.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.