A brush fire near the 101 Freeway-Highway 33 interchange in Ventura made a big mess out of traffic.
The blaze was discovered just after 3 p.m. yesterday. More than two dozen Ventura County, and City of Ventura fire units responded to the scene, containing the fire.
However, the fire resulted in a temporary shutdown of the interchange, and huge traffic tieups. No structures were damaged. The cause of the fire is under investigation.