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Roads closed after reported big rig fire and oil spill in Gilroy

UPDATE 8/26/2021 5 a.m. One westbound lane on Highway 152 in Gilroy is open this morning. It is unknown when all lanes will reopen.

GILROY, Calif. (KION) The Westbound lanes of Pacheco Pass before Highway 101 remain closed after a big rig reportedly caught fire around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

No injuries are being reported.

Gilroy Police Dispatch says cooking oil was leaking onto the roads around 2:00 a.m. and caused the lane closures.

It is unknown what time the lanes will reopen at this time.

Check back here for updates.

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