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Big rig fire on I-5 near Pyramid Lake affecting traffic

Posted at 1:20 PM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-11 16:20:54-04

California Highway Patrol is currently responding to a semi-truck on fire on I-5 North near Pyramid Lake south of Bakersfield. 

According to CHP, the trailer of the big rig is on fire. CHP did shut down all four northbound lanes, but have reopened the first and second lanes. Northbound traffic heading to Bakersfield is being affected. 

We will update you as more information becomes available.