I-5 Reopens Following Hay Truck and Vegetation Fire

A portion of I-5 is closed due to a vehicle fire on Wednesday morning.

Posted: Oct 31, 2018 9:55 AM
Updated: Oct 31, 2018 10:28 AM

UPDATE 10:23 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 - The #1 lane is now open. The #2 and #3 lanes are remain closed due to the fire. 

According to Cal Trans, the fire started around 9:30 a.m. and it consumed a hay trailer and spread to vegetation on the side of the road near Sunset Hills Drive. 

Photo courtesy of Don Kimball. 

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TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - A portion of I-5 is closed due to a vehicle fire on Wednesday morning. 

Cal Trans has issued a closure for I-5 southbound at Bowman Road. 

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more updates. 

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