One lane on the northbound 5 Freeway north of Los Angeles will remain closed until Tuesday afternoon as crews remain at the scene of a 50-acre brush fire that started Monday after a big rig fire.
Traffic was snarled along the Golden State Freeway on Monday as firefighters battled the brush fire in Castaic.The fire, which started before 4 p.m., broke out in brush off the northbound side of the 5 Freeway at Templin Highway (map), officials said.
Aerial footage near the source of the fire showed a blackened cab of a big rig on the side of the highway.
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Paradise Ranch Mobile Home Park was in the path of the fire, fire officials said, but there was no immediate threat to structures.
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