Big Rig Crash and Fire Temporarily Halts Northbound I5 Traffic

CalFire firefighters are at the scene of an overturned commercial vehicle fire that has also ignited a 3/4 acre vegetation fire at NB I-5 & Bridge Bay.

Officials say that forward progress of vegetation fire has been stopped.

All northbound I5 traffic into Oregon was being held at Fawndale. The closure was for approximately 1 hour.

Officials say traffic is now being let through on northbound I-5 at Fawndale. The #2 lane remains closed in the area of the incident.

Courtesy of CalTrans and CalFire

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