Fire backs up traffic on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton

Posted at 12:47 PM, Aug 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-08 15:47:47-04

(KGTV) - Camp Pendleton and Orange County firefighters are battling a small fire on the north side of the base near San Clemente Tuesday.

The Orange County Fire Authority reports the flames at half an acre at 12:30 p.m. on the east side of the freeway just south of Cristianitos Rd.

Traffic backed up on Interstate 5 due to the fire and two crashes. The CHP issued a Sig-Alert during the fire, which shut down the far right lane.

Check traffic HERE.