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.