BREAKING NEWS 1 dead after boating accident on Shasta Lake Full Story
SEVERE WX : Fire Weather Watch View Alerts

Portion of I-5 closed at Jellys Ferry Road due to pipe bomb in roadway

The California Highway Patrol has closed the on- and off-ramps of I-5 to Jellys Ferry Road after they said a pipe bomb was found in the roadway.

Posted: Jul 16, 2019 12:08 PM
Updated: Jul 16, 2019 1:20 PM

UPDATE 1:12 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - California Highway Patrol officers released more information regarding a pipe bomb found on I-5, near the off-ramp to Jellys Ferry Road. 

Around 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday, a man was driving on the off-ramp and noticed a suspicious device. He immediately reported the device to the California Highway Patrol. 

The Tehama County Bomb Squad confirmed that the device was an active pipe bomb and was able to detonate it safely. Nobody was injured in the incident. 

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office encourages anyone that notices a suspicious device in the roadway to report it immediately. 

Authorities are still investigating the incident. 

---

UPDATE 12:58 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - Authorities at the scene have confirmed that the device found in the area is a pipe bomb. 

The Tehama County Bomb Squad is currently at the scene responding. 

---

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol has closed the on- and off-ramps of I-5 to Jellys Ferry Road after they said a device was found in the roadway.

An officer with the California Highway Patrol in Red Bluff said there are still units on the scene working to clear the roadway. 

There is no estimated time the roadway will be reopened. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 250514

Reported Deaths: 6315
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1078063457
Riverside19450479
Orange15778360
San Diego15696387
San Bernardino13676269
Imperial6979105
Alameda6472140
Fresno562677
Kern510080
Santa Clara4849160
Tulare4627136
San Joaquin447455
San Francisco377650
Sacramento355969
San Mateo3441108
Contra Costa343279
Santa Barbara326129
Ventura324047
Marin271019
Kings258332
Stanislaus239144
Monterey179115
Solano147625
Merced127211
Sonoma126710
Placer78611
San Luis Obispo7012
Yolo58324
Madera5665
Santa Cruz4173
Napa3444
San Benito2572
Lassen2340
Butte2063
El Dorado2060
Sutter2063
Humboldt1444
Shasta1354
Nevada1231
Glenn1220
Yuba1031
Tehama881
Lake850
Mendocino850
Colusa700
Calaveras530
Del Norte511
Tuolumne430
Mono411
Inyo331
Siskiyou310
Mariposa271
Amador260
Plumas110
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
91° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 91°
Oroville
Clear
92° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 92°
Paradise
Few Clouds
91° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 91°
Chester
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 82°
Red Bluff
Clear
95° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 95°
Willows
Few Clouds
91° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 91°
We head into the holiday weekend on a slightly cooler than average note, but that will change quickly on the 4th of July and on Sunday with more heat and stronger breezes coming.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events