I-5 closed again, but Fire is 24% Contained

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Current Situation (as of 9/13, 6 p.m.): 

59,915 Acres
24% Contained
3,264 Personnel
17 Structures Destroyed

9/13 Evening Summary:
Today, firefighters had success in constructing fireline directly along the fire’s perimeter along the northern, western, and southern edges of the fire. Aircraft assisted with fire activity on the west side of Interstate 5. The fire passed through unburned fuels within containment lines on the northeastern area of the fire between Gibson and Sims Roads. Interstate 5 closed temporarily and re-opened to traffic in both directions around 6 p.m

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Caltrans District 2

@CaltransD2

EMERGENCY CLOSURE: I-5 is currently closed NB at Dog Creek Rd and SB at Mott Rd due to a flare up of the near Gibson Rd. No ETO at this time. Please avoid the area.

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