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Southbound traffic on Interstate 5 returns to normal after putting out vegetation fire

Traffic is returning back to normal on Interstate 5, South Knighton Road.

Posted: Aug 15, 2019 10:22 AM
Updated: Aug 15, 2019 12:50 PM

UPDATE 12:30 p.m. - Cal trans has said traffic is returning back to normal after putting out a vegetation fire.

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UPDATE 11:24 a.m. - The vegetation fire has been put out. Traffic is still slow.

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UPDATE 10:45 a.m. - Action News Now has a reporter on the scene, he said there are multiple spot fires, all are under one acre.

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SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Southbound traffic on Interstate 5, near South Knighton Road, is slow due to a vegetation fire.

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

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