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Traffic Alert: Lanes on I-5 southbound closed due to big-rig fire

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Posted at 7:06 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 22:06:21-04

Two lanes are closed on Southbound I-5 after a big-rig caught on fire Wednesday afternoon, according to a tweet from Caltrans District 7.

Officials say that the traffic is backed about three miles on SB I-5 at Lake Hughes Road while a cleanup is being conducted. Lanes are expected to reopen around 9 p.m.

This is a developing story and we will update you as more information comes in.