Grass fire snarls traffic on Highway 41 near O'Neals in Madera County

A grass fire broke out near the O'Neals area in Madera County on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. (#abc30insider Reynaldo Belmonte)

Traffic is getting back to normal on Highway 41 near the Madera County community of O'Neals after a grass fire caused backups in both directions Tuesday afternoon.

Crews battled a grass fire near the O'Neals area in Madera County on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.


The delays were reported on the highway between North Fork Road and Yosemite Springs Parkway for a few hours. At one point, traffic was completely stopped.

Crews have since contained the flames. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Firefighters tackled a grass fire near the O'Neals area in Madera County on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

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