ORINDA -- A car fire at the east end of the Caldecott Tunnel has snarled eastbound traffic and slowed the westbound commute.
No injuries have been reported.
The fire was reported about 8:16 a.m. in the Number 1 bore, which carries exclusively eastbound traffic. Units from Oakland and Contra Costa County responded to the fire.
Witnesses reported that traffic had stopped entirely in the eastbound direction while the firefighters attacked the blaze. The car was cleared to the side of the road and both eastbound lanes were reopened around 9:05 a.m.