HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — A grass fire caused traffic delays on US 29 North on Friday, according to the High Point Police Department.

At 3:35 p.m., a call came in about a grass fire on US 29 near the Prospect Street exit.


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Firefighters say the burning grass was making a lot of black smoke.

A video sent to FOX8 showed heavy traffic delays on US 29 and police routing drivers off of the road as firefighters battled the blaze.

The northbound lanes of US 29 were closed, and traffic was diverted onto Prospect Street.

No injuries have been reported, and there is no word on what the cause of the fire is.

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The fire is in the jurisdiction of the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

High Point officers were relieved by those agencies at around 4:30 p.m.

There is no further information available at this time.