Fire shuts all I-5 N lanes at Newhall Pass

A brush fire has erupted off the 5 Freeway near Weldon Canyon and all lanes of northbound traffic have been shut down.

August 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A brush fire has erupted off the 5 Freeway near Weldon Canyon Road and all lanes of northbound traffic have been shut down.The fire was reported around 11:40 a.m. with initial reports saying that cars were actually driving through flames.

County and city firefighters are battling the blaze from the ground.

The acreage estimate was not immediately available.