Semitruck fire causes traffic delays on Interstate 5

Traffic is at a standstill as fire crews battle the flames of a semitruck fire on Interstate 5 in Kern County, Calif. on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Photo taken from the CHP - Fort Tejon - Grapevine Facebook page.

A semitruck fire on the northbound side of Interstate 5 just south of Grapevine Road is causing some traffic delays.

The truck fire has caused officers to close down the number four lane.

The California Highway Patrol said they expect the lane to be reopened by 4:30 in the afternoon.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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