By: BIbi Lopez
A bridge caught fire and completely collapsed over the 15 Freeway in Heperia on Monday afternoon. Forcing officials to close the interstate in both directions "until further notice."
The fire began on an overpass that was still under construction above the 15 Freeway near U.S.Highway 395 at about 1:30p.m, according to hte California Highway Patrol Incident log.
the bridge became fully engulfed and was dropping debirs onto the freeway, the Fire Department stated. Within 2 1/2 hours, the structure collapsed onto the freeway, but all personnel on scene were accounted for.
The freeway is the main route between Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
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