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Big Rig Fire Closes North I-5

Sig Alert Issued For Northbound Lanes

Traffic on the 5 freeway was snarled Saturday afternoon due to a big rig fire. The fire occurred at approximately 3:15 pm on the northbound side of the I-5 freeway, south of Calgrove Boulevard.

Thick smoke covered the freeway prompting CHP officials to issue a Sig Alert while Los Angeles County Fire personnel worked to extinguish the burning trailer. 

As of 5 pm Saturday afternoon, 2 lanes were open northbound while crews continued to mop up. No injuries were reported.

 

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