Semi truck catches fire, impacts traffic on northbound I-5 near Grapevine Road

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol and the Kern County Fire Department are on scene of a semi truck fire near the grapevine. 

The fire broke out around 8:40 p.m. on northbound Highway 99 near Grapevine Road. 

Initial reports are that the semi truck is carrying a load of beans. 

Viewer video shows the flames underneath the trailer portion of the semi. 

Two lanes appear to be blocked. Traffic is slow in the area, expect delays. 

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