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Crews battling wildfire along I-5 near Pyramid Lake

Southbound traffic backed up on I-5 due to fire
Posted at 2:45 PM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-03 19:22:44-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE 4:22 p.m. Firefighters on Saturday afternoon were battling a brush fire near the 5 Freeway in the Castaic area that grew to 150 acres and was 50% contained, officials said.

23ABC news crews captured this fire along southbound I-5 near Pyramid Lake.

Our team on the ground said traffic is also backed up heading southbound on I-5 near Santa Clarita.

Fire crews are on scene responding. We are working to get more information.