“Like Driving Into Hell” – Los Angeles’ 405 Freeway Shutdown As Wildfires Spread

“Like Driving Into Hell” – Los Angeles’ 405 Freeway Shutdown As Wildfires Spread:

While many people would argue that driving on LA roads is “like hell” on a good day, today is a very bad day as wildfires and shut the shockingly busy 405 Freeway in both directions

This is what drivers are facing

 

Traffic nightmare…

As KTLA reports, The fire started near the 405 Freeway and Mulholland Drive just before 5 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said.

The fire had burned about 50 acres as of 5:30 a.m., according to Stewart.

Aerial video from Sky5 showed the fire burning on the east side of the freeway, the Getty Center is located to the west of the 405.

A SigAlert was issued for the closure of all northbound lanes on the 405 Freeway just after 5 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol’s traffic incident log.

The freeway was likely to be impacted for the rest of the morning, Stewart said. “It is going to be a significant commute issue.”

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