FORT TEJON, Calif. - All lanes on southbound Interstate 5 near Grapevine Road are now open.
Southbound Interstate 5 had two lanes closed earlier due to a grass fire that was burning on the west side of the freeway, according to Officer Robert Rodriguez from the California Highway Patrol.
Just after 1 p.m., a semi truck caught fire in the right lane of southbound I-5 south of Grapevine Road and the fire started a grass fire in the area that was burning to the south and is west of I-5, according to the California Department of Transportation.
Officer Rodriguez said the smoke was blowing across the freeway, causing those lanes to be shut down.
The lanes were closed for fire personnel fighting the grass fire and to clear the burned semi truck cab and trailer from the lanes.
Download our 23ABC mobile and tablet app to stay up-to-date with this story and community news.
iPhone - http://bit.ly/23ABCiPhone
Android - http://bit.ly/23ABCAndroid
iPad - http://bit.ly/23ABCiPad
Kindle - http://bit.ly/23ABCKindle
Windows 8 - http://bit.ly/23ABCWindows
Like 23ABC’s Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/23ABCBakersfield
Follow us on Twitter @23ABCNews
At least one killed in head-on fiery crash
(*****WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO*****)
Police search for 4th suspect in local shooting
Bakersfield police are on the lookout for a suspect they say was involved in an attempted murder near South Bakersfield on Friday, Feb. 27.
3 arrested on attempted murder charges
On February 27, 2015 at about 9 p.m., Bakersfield police officers were in the area of the 2600 block of S. Real Rd. when they heard several…
Bakersfield student gets article published
"I had to grow up fast. My friends still wanted to go out and play on the playground, but now I was in a different place. I couldn't relate…