Freeways reopen in San Fernando Valley after Saddleridge Fire forced closures

California

The 5 Freeway, a major route connecting the Valley with Southern California, has reopened

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Officials have started reopening freeways after the Saddleridge Fire exploded in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles on Thursday evening.

The following freeways are open as of Saturday morning, according to Caltrans:

  • I-5
  • I-210
  • I-405
  • 118 Freeway
  • 14 Freeway
  • NB 5 truck route

The truck routes in the following freeways remain closed:

  • SB 5
  • SB 14 to SB 5
  • NB 5 to NB 14

Caltrans said weather conditions could change and urged people to check quickmap.dot.ca.gov before they hit the road.

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