CITRUS HEIGHTS --
A fatal house fire has shut down traffic in Citrus Heights near Sunrise Boulevard Wednesday morning.
The initial call came in around 5 a.m. but when crews arrived it was a fully involved structure fire.
It is reported that the second floor of the home collapsed. Metro Fire has confirmed one fatality and are searching for a possible second victim.
Southbound Sunrise at Oak is currently closed due to the fire. The Citrus Heights Police Department is directing southbound traffic to make a U-turn at Oak.
All northbound lanes are still open. One southbound lane was reopened shortly before 8 a.m. It was not immediately known when the other lanes would be back open.