UPDATE: One lane of northbound I-5 at Hwy 166 back open after tanker fire

FORT TEJON, Calif. - UPDATE: One lane of the northbound I-5 near Highway 166 is now moving and one lane remains closed after a tanker fire. The southbound lanes are open.

CHP says the fast lane is now open and the #2 lane is still closed. 

The tanker truck was loaded with 40,000 pounds of nitric acid. No injuries have been reported.

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CHP expects all lanes to be shut down for several hours. 

CHP says northbound traffic is going to be re-routed on Highway 99. Motorists will have to exit on Highway 223 and go over to Interstate 5 from there. 

Southbound traffic will exit on Highway 166, over to Highway 99 to jump onto Interstate 5 from there. 

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Northbound I-5 near Highway 166 is shut down due to a tanker fire. 

The CHP page says it happened just after 4:30 a.m. in the Fort Tejon Area.

There could be some lane closures there. Also, the southbound side of Interstate 5 may be affected as well as officers assess the situation.

We have a crew heading to the scene and we will update you as soon as we get more information. 

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