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Bridge Fire (Wildfire)


The Bridge Fire was reported at 11:22 a.m. on Tuesday October 31, 2017. It began along Interstate-5 just north of the Pit River Bridge on Shasta Lake. It is now approximately 20 acres in size. A semi-truck carrying hay and travelling southbound on Interstate-5 caught fire when it passed by the Bridge Fire, and after it passed over the Pit River Bridge became fully engulfed on the south side of the bridge causing a secondary fire. All northbound and southbound Interstate-5 lanes are closed. Northbound is closed north of Fawndale exit (exit 689). Southbound is closed at the O'Brien exit (exit 695). Travelers should plan on taking alternative

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