Fire North of Redding Causes Road Closures, Evacuations

Gilman Road fire seen from bridge at Shasta Lake Wednesday afternoon where traffic was at a standstill. Photo by Dave Mundt.

Due to a wildland fire north of Redding near Interstate 5, northbound I-5 is closed at Fawndale, 10 miles north of Redding, and southbound I-5 remains closed at Antlers Road.

Click here for the updated report by KRCR TV in Redding.



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