The Bridge Fire was reported at 11:22 a.m. on Tuesday October 31, 2017. It began as a semi-truck fire along Interstate-5 just north of the Pit River Bridge on Shasta Lake. The fire is now 100% contained
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 have been re-opened. For updates on I-5 please visit Caltrans Road Conditions Website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/display.php?page=i5
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday October 31st, 2017 approx. 10:22 AM|
|Location||along I-5 just north of Pit River Bridge|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
20 engines, 4 crews, 5 water tenders, 2 dozers, air tankers, and helicopters responded to the Bridge Fire