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By Anonymous A smoky fire burned underbrush and eucalyptus trees on the San Francisco side of Yerba Buena Island below the Bay Bridge Thursday afternoon, creating a grayish-brown haze that settled over much of downtown and West Oakland. The blaze broke out just after 2 p.m. The California Highway Patrol closed one lane of bridge traffic in each direction so fire crews could gain access to the island to fight the fire, said spokesman Shawn Chase. Fireboats quickly responded and sprayed...
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