Lanes on NB I-5 open after brush fire near Castaic

CASTAIC, Calif. - A brush fire burning approximately 10 miles north of Castaic Lake next to the 5 Freeway prompted lane closures Monday afternoon.

Three northbound lanes of the Interstate 5 Freeway were closed due to smoke and fire in the area. One northbound lane remained open at 4:35 p.m.

The closure was between Templin Highway and Vista Del Lago Road on the east side of the freeway. The fire had burned 25 acres about halfway between Castaic Lake and Pyramid Lake.

The fire began near Paradise Ranch Road.

A mobile home park was threatened by flames but was not immediately evacuated. A gun club nearby was evacuated as a precaution.

Winds were relatively mild.

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