UPDATE: All lanes now open on northbound I-5 near Grapevine Road after truck fire

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UPDATE (7:41 a.m.): The CHP says all lanes are now open on northbound Interstate 5, although some cleanup continues on the right shoulder of the freeway.


UPDATE (7:04 a.m.): The CHP said one lane is still closed on northbound I-5 this morning but that traffic is flowing freely. The No. 1 lane is still closed for cleanup of the center median.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — CHP in Fort Tejon says two northbound lanes of Interstate 5 have reopened near Grapevine Road after a truck caught fire and power lines were downed.

CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page reports the truck caught fire in northbound lanes of I-5 just north of the Grapevine Road just after 8 p.m. Flames and debris were reported to have been going across all lanes.

The fire and debris cleanup forced a temporary closure of north and south traffic.

Firefighters are working to put out flames that spread to nearby grass off the roadway.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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