10 Freeway closed after fire in downtown Los Angeles – NBC Los Angeles

By | November 11, 2023

The 10 Freeway remains closed in both directions after a fire broke out in two pallet yards under the freeway early Saturday morning, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The fire was reported at 1:46 a.m. at the 10 Freeway and 14th Street.

A SigAlert was issued and the highway was closed, causing backups.

Firefighters were on site to assess the damage and structural safety of the highway.

It will remain closed until Caltrans deems the highway safe, the LAFD said.

“CHP has a complete closure of Highway 10 with traffic diverted EB to Alameda and WB to Santa Fe.” » said LAFD.

The California Highway Patrol says the closure could last several days while city engineers work to determine structural integrity.

No injuries were reported.

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