Highway 166 closed by fires near Tepusquet Road

Taft Midway Driller

Highway 166 is closed in both directions near Tepusquet Road by brush fires.

The fires broke out late this morning near the highway, forcing Caltrans to shut down the road.

According to the California Highway Patrol, at least two brush fires were reported, and one was on a blind curve, forcing the closure of the road.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes.