I-5 reopens near Redding as Delta Fire rages on

Interstate 5 is closed due to the Delta Fire burning near Redding, Calif. on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2018. (KRCR)

Interstate 5 has reopened near Redding. This comes after the Delta Fire forced the closure of all lanes in both directions on Thursday afternoon.

The wildfire broke out more than a week ago and closed I-5 for almost six days.

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The fire has burned 90 square miles - that's practically twice the size of San Francisco.

It is 17 percent contained.

Get the latest stories and videos on wildfires burning across California, here.

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