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Big rig fire on NB I-5 leads to closure of rest area in Lebec

Posted at 4:55 AM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 12:13:55-04

A big rig fire on Interstate 5 has led to the closure of the rest area in Lebec on Tuesday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol a big rig caught fire on the Northbound I-5 at the Lebec rest area just after 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Traffic on the I-5 is flowing, but the CHP is calling for the long-term closure of the rest area.