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Semi-trailer fire blocking lanes on 1-5 Southbound at Copus Road

Posted at 5:07 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 08:11:03-04

According to the California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident website, a semi-trailer has caught on fire and is blocking the number 2 lane on the 1-5 South at Copus Road. Traffic is currently moving past the incident on the number 1 lane.

The fire broke out at 3:43 Wednesday morning. Environmental health has been called to the scene, and crews are anticipating the number 2 lane is expected to be closed for almost 2 hours.

The semi-trailer was completely destroyed in the fire.