Crews Close 60 Freeway Before Snuffing Out Rubbish Fire
EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Crews temporarily shut down both sides of the 60 Freeway in East Los Angeles Sunday as they battled a nearby brush fire.
The highway was closed around 10:50 a.m. at Whittier Boulevard, according to California Highway Patrol, who initially reported the blaze as a brush fire.
Crews discovered it was a rubbish fire and were able to quickly put it out.
Both sides of the freeway were reopened within the hour.