MODESTO — A fire at a junkyard in Modesto is sending thick, black smoke onto nearby Highway 99.
Caltrans said drivers should be extra cautious on both directions of the highway near Crows Landing Road because of the smoke.
It was not immediately known what caused the fire.
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