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    Posted May 15, 2014 by
    Carlsbad, California
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    California wildfires

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    'The traffic was bumper to bumper'


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     hockeyzealot was driving westbound on Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad, California, at around 1 p.m. when he shot this video of Wednesday's wildfire burning in the distance. "The traffic was bumper to bumper," he said. He said getting from the Bressi Ranch Village Center to the ocean usually takes him five minutes, but the traffic on Wednesday lengthened the trip to an hour.
    - Verybecoming, CNN iReport producer

    Heading east to the ocean on Palomar Airport road. A trip that usually takes 5 minutes took 1 hr because all the evacuations in the neighboring businesses.

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