As of 5:45 p.m., the Shasta-Trinity National Forest is reporting the Delta Fire north of Lakehead at 2,000 acres with 600 personnel involved.

Caltrans District 2 says northbound I-5 is closed at Fawndale Road, north of Redding, and Southbound I-5 is closed at Mott Road, north of Dunsmuir.

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is conducting evacuations on both sides of I-5 north of Lakehead to the Shasta/Siskiyou county line.

According to Caltrans, Southbound I-5 truck traffic with permit loads need to exit in Mount Shasta. Mott Road undercrossing has height restrictions. Use QuickMap for highway updates:

Cause of the fire, which started just before 1 p.m. on Sept. 5, is reported as under investigation. 

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