Dramatic wild moment explodes along a California highway

In the video, a woman is heard begging her boyfriend to get out of his vehicle and leave when the fire approaches them.

A forest fire in California continues to boil and is contained at zero percent as of Thursday morning, just a day after the explosive burst caught dozens of drivers on its large platforms and vehicles along a freeway .

The Delta Fire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest grew after it closed Interstate 5 on Wednesday afternoon.

He forced the truckers and motorists to abandon the vehicles and flee to a safe place.

Fire officials said the wildfire tripled in size overnight, prompting mandatory evacuations.

The US Forest Service UU He said the fire that burned along Interstate 5 near Redding extended by 14,720 acres. It had reached 5,120 acres on Wednesday.

Officials did not immediately say how many people affected the evacuation order. The fire is in a rural area with scattered houses.

In the video, a woman is heard begging her boyfriend to get out of his vehicle and leave when the fire approaches them.

The fire quickly spread closer to the large platforms on the highway

The fire quickly spread closer to the large platforms on the highway

A shocking video shows the moment when an explosive forest fire caught dozens of terrified drivers along a California highway

The wildfire closed dozens of miles off a major California highway just weeks after a nearby fire left ruined neighborhoods and killed eight people.

The wildfire closed dozens of miles off a major California highway just weeks after a nearby fire left ruined neighborhoods and killed eight people.

The wildfire closed dozens of miles off a major California highway just weeks after a nearby fire left ruined neighborhoods and killed eight people.

A stunning video of trapped drivers was shared on Instagram. It shows the moment when a terrified woman begged her boyfriend to leave his big platform while they watched the fire grow rapidly.

In the video, the woman is heard begging her boyfriend to leave his vehicle and leave when the fire rages near them.

& # 39; Brandon we have to go out and walk! We can not stay here, "shouts the woman.

"It gets so close, please … we have to walk baby," she says through tears as the trees burst into flames and leaves of fire flutter on the side of Interstate 5.

In the frightening footage, several large trucks are trying to retreat and escape the fire, but the traffic was paralyzed.

The forest fire closed dozens of miles off a major California highway just weeks after a nearby fire left ruined neighborhoods and killed eight people.

The Delta Fire exploded Wednesday afternoon and in a matter of hours it had devoured more than 5,000 acres of wood and brush on both sides of Interstate 5 near the Oregon state border.

It was reported at 12.51 pm near the Vollmers exit on I-5 north of Lakehead, California.

Initially reported as three fires, they were merged into a single fire.

The fire was caused by humans, firefighters said, but did not say whether it was arson or an accident.

The truck drivers were forced to abandon their vehicles while the flames roared on the slopes.

Some 17 large platforms were abandoned and at least four were set on fire, said Lieutenant Commander Kyle Foster of the California Highway Patrol's Mount Shasta office to the Los Angeles Times.

The fire was caused by humans, firefighters said, but did not say whether it was arson or an accident. A firefighter is seen soaking up what is left of a burnt vehicle along Interstate 5

The fire was caused by humans, firefighters said, but did not say whether it was arson or an accident. A firefighter is seen soaking up what is left of a burnt vehicle along Interstate 5

The fire was caused by humans, firefighters said, but did not say whether it was arson or an accident. A firefighter is seen soaking up what is left of a burnt vehicle along Interstate 5

Truckers were forced to abandon their vehicles as flames roared on the mountain slopes, firefighters said.

Truckers were forced to abandon their vehicles as flames roared on the mountain slopes, firefighters said.

Truckers were forced to abandon their vehicles as flames roared on the mountain slopes, firefighters said.

About 17 large platforms were abandoned and at least four were torched, said Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Foster of the Mount Shasta office of the California Highway Patrol.

About 17 large platforms were abandoned and at least four were torched, said Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Foster of the Mount Shasta office of the California Highway Patrol.

About 17 large platforms were abandoned and at least four were torched, said Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Foster of the Mount Shasta office of the California Highway Patrol.

The Delta Fire exploded Wednesday afternoon and in a matter of hours it had devoured more than 5,000 acres of wood and brush on both sides of Interstate 5 near the Oregon state border.

The Delta Fire exploded Wednesday afternoon and in a matter of hours it had devoured more than 5,000 acres of wood and brush on both sides of Interstate 5 near the Oregon state border.

The Delta Fire exploded Wednesday afternoon and in a matter of hours it had devoured more than 5,000 acres of wood and brush on both sides of Interstate 5 near the Oregon state border.

The workers of the US Forest Service UU They helped the driver of a brand-new truck to safety and other truckers and firemen helped other drivers, Foster said.

"There are vehicles scattered everywhere," said Brandon Vaccaro, of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, told Redding Record Searchlight.

& # 39; What happened here was probably pretty ugly for a while & # 39;

According to a GoFundMe account, at least one family lost their home in the fire. Doug Kulak created the account for his parents who lost their home in the fire.

& # 39; Everyone left safely, but nothing is left. My parents would never ask for help, but I know they do not even have clothes at this time, so I ask them for help, "he wrote.

About 45 miles from I-5 are closed in both directions, said Chris Losi, spokesman for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

California Highway Patrol Officer Jason Morton said officials from different agencies will meet Thursday to determine whether they can reopen the highway, which is a key route for commercial trucks.

The highway runs from the US-Mexico border through the state of California, Oregon and Washington to the US-Mexico border. UU And Canada.

The fire also delayed Amtrak's Coast Starlight service between Sacramento and Oregon.

US Forest Service workers helped the driver of a burning truck to safety and other truck drivers and firefighters helped other drivers

US Forest Service workers helped the driver of a burning truck to safety and other truck drivers and firefighters helped other drivers

US Forest Service workers helped the driver of a burning truck to safety and other truck drivers and firefighters helped other drivers

"There are vehicles scattered everywhere," said Brandon Vaccaro of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The highway remained closed until Wednesday night and there was no immediate news on when the lanes would reopen

About 45 miles from I-5 were closed in both directions, said Chris Losi, spokesman for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

About 45 miles from I-5 were closed in both directions, said Chris Losi, spokesman for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

About 45 miles from I-5 were closed in both directions, said Chris Losi, spokesman for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Rural homes and cabins scattered in and around the forest were under evacuation orders, from the Lakehead community north to the Siskiyou county line, Losi said.

"It's not many people," he said.

The fire showed "critical" behavior, burning fiercely and moving rapidly, but it was still far from any big city, he added.

Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey said the fire seems to have slowed, but since it is burning about 15 miles from the city of Dunsmuir.

The residents of Dunsmuir, which has a population of approximately 1,500 people, received an evacuation warning, urging them to be prepared to leave if the fire threatens.

There were no reports of injuries or deaths of the Delta Fire.

The Delta Fire is one of several fires in California.

A forest fire that hits the Sierra Nevada has spread to more than 4,480 acres after closing a major highway along eastern California and forcing the evacuation of a military base.

The fire was only three percent contained Thursday morning after a day of fire behavior described as extreme and erratic.

On Wednesday, the Marine Warfare Training Center of the Marine Corps, camps and other areas was evacuated.

The farmers were told to prepare to take the cattle out of the area.

The fire has closed sections of US 395, State Route 108 and Pacific Crest Trail.

A nearby fire in the Redding area burned about 1,100 homes and killed eight people last month. It was just content completely last week.

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