Car fire closes eastbound Caldecott Tunnel
First responders took several people to local hospitals Friday after the incident backed up traffic on both sides and forced drivers and passengers to abandon vehicles and walk out under their own power
- — Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive)Fri, Nov 01 2013 10:06:33Caldecott Command requesting 3 ambulances for multiple citizens abandoning their vehicles and walkin out of tunnel.
- — Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive)Fri, Nov 01 2013 10:08:25Engines in Caldecott Tunnel having difficulty accessing car fire due to multiple cars blocking lanes.
- — David Colburn (@davidcolburn)Fri, Nov 01 2013 10:10:39Car on fire in Caldecott Tunnel. Pple abandoning cars, walking out of tunnel, so firefighters having trouble accessing car on fire. #Oakland
- — Kerry Jeanne (@kerry_jeanne)Fri, Nov 01 2013 10:34:44Avoid the Caldecott Tunnel. Car fire that has caused bumper to bumper dead stop in every direction. I hope the people inside are ok.
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