Posey Tube closed due to truck fire Monday night

(KRON) — The Posey Tube is closed as of Monday night due to a pickup truck on fire inside the tunnel, the Alameda Fire Department said. The Posey Tube connects Alameda to Oakland.

The fire was reported at about 7:30 p.m. The Oakland and Alameda fire departments responded to put out the fire and evacuate drivers.

Caltrans’ camera inside the tube showed people walking out of their cars. No injuries have been reported.

Image from Caltrans

The tube will remain closed until a tow truck can clear the roadway.

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