LAKEHEAD, Calif. — Interstate 5 is back open after the Salt Fire in Shasta County closed the northbound lanes north of Redding for a short period of time Thursday morning. Firefighters said the fire has grown to 2,800 acres with no containment. The fire almost tripled in size since Wednesday afternoon.
The fire is burning near Salt Creek Road exit south of Lakehead. All lanes of I-5 reopened at 8:15 a.m. Thursday.