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Road reopens after vehicle fire on I-5 in Shasta County

A vehicle fire is causing traffic delays and has blocked a lane on northbound I-5 in Shasta County.

Posted: Jul 25, 2019 11:35 AM
Updated: Jul 25, 2019 12:57 PM

UPDATE 12:56 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019 - Caltrans District 2 says traffic is returning to normal after a vehicle fire on I-5, north of Riverside Avenue in Shasta County. 

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UPDATE 12:40 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019 - California Highway Patrol says the vehicle has been put out, however, one of the lanes on northbound I-5 is still blocked. 

Stay tuned for updates. 

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SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - A vehicle fire is causing traffic delays and has blocked a lane on northbound I-5 in Shasta County.

Caltrans District 2 first reported the traffic delays around 11:15 a.m. 

The #2 lane of northbound I-5 is currently blocked just north of Riverside Avenue. 

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

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