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Ortega Highway was closed Wednesday afternoon, May 5, because of a brush fire, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The highway, which was closed at around 3:25 p.m., will remain closed until further notice at Antonio Parkway. A CHP representative referred The Capistrano Dispatch to an online post about the closure.

Traffic on Ortega Highway was backed up Wednesday around 5 p.m.

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