Brush fire causes huge backups on NB I-5

A brush fire is the culprit behind a one hour-40 minute travel time between Seattle and Everett.

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Northbound I-5 backed up five miles from the brush fire at 148th SW . Two right lanes still blocked. Traffic was blocked as crews put out a brush fire on northbound I-5 just as the Monday afternoon commute got underway. Despite lanes reopening as the smoke cleared, the back up at times reached 14 miles.
Photo by WSDOT
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