Vehicle fire leads to wildfire on Hwy 80 in Vallejo

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A vehicle fire on Interstate Highway 80 led to a multi-alarm wildfire in South Vallejo near Glen Cove late this afternoon.

The fire is burning on the eastbound side of the highway near the toll plaza, the Vallejo Fire Department said via Twitter around 4:45 p.m.

Firefighters estimate that the blaze is currently between 10 and 30 acres in size, and they've requested assistance from Cal Fire.

There are multiple eastbound lanes blocked on Highway 80, but no homes are currently threatened, firefighters said.