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Car fire ignites brush in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car that caught fire on Interstate 8 in El Cajon on Friday morning light a brush fire on Friday morning.

According to CHP, an apparently abandoned white Toyota Corolla starting spewing white smoke on the righthand side of Interstate 8 near West Main Street at about 9:51 a.m. The car quickly became fully engulfed and started spreading to the brush around the vehicle.

The adjacent onramp was closed while firefighters worked in the area. It was reopened at about 10:30 a.m.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Car fire reported near Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY, CA – A car caught fire this morning near Spring Valley. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on the connector road between northbound State Route 125 and eastbound State Route 94 at around  6:26 a.m.

Police arrived on the scene to find a beige Toyota Camry pulled over on the righthand side of the road and on fire. The driver of the vehicle did complain of injuries at the time of the accident but refused an ambulance transport. It’s unclear how the vehicle caught fire at this time.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

SR-52 lanes blocked by car fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – Caltrans San Diego reported a car fire yesterday evening in San Diego. According to the report, the incident occurred on westbound State Route 52 near Santo Road at around 5:49 p.m.

The far left lane of the westbound roadway was closed for about an hour for investigation and cleanup. At this time, it’s unclear if anyone was injured in the fire. No further details have been released.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Car fire in Temecula

SAN DIEGO, CA – The California Highway Patrol reports a car fire this morning in Temecula. According to the incident report, the fire was reported to the authorities at around 7:30 this morning. The incident occurred near the intersection of Leon Road and Silky Lupine Road.

At first, police were unsure if a vehicle was on fire or if it was something in the road. We can confirm that it was a vehicle, however we have no further details on the cause of the fire. It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the incident.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Vehicle fire blocks shoulder on I-15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle caught fire yesterday evening new Sabre Springs. According to Caltrans San Diego, the incident was reported at around 5:05 p.m on southbound Interstate 15 near Poway Road. The vehicle caught fire and blocked the right shoulder of the roadway, causing traffic delays. At this time, it’s not clear why the car caught fire or if anyone was injured in the incident.

Courtesy of Caltrans San Diego

No further information on the incident is available at this time.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Car fire spreads to nearby brush

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car caught fire yesterday evening and caused a brush fire in Barrett Junction. The California Highway Patrol reports that a Nissan Altima caught fire at 1020 Barrett Lake Road at around 6 p.m. yesterday. Police responded to the accident and found the vehicle burning completely through. The fire spread to the brush on the right side of the road. Emergency responders were able to put the fire out and reopen the road after about an hour.

We can confirm that the driver of the vehicle was uninjured in the accident. The vehicle, however, was completely damaged.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Vehicle fire on Interstate 15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle caught fire this morning on an on-ramp for Interstate 15. The California Highway Patrol reports that a vehicle pulling a large camper trailer was on fire at the Mission Road on-ramp onto northbound I-15. Police responded to the incident at around 9:07 a.m. and found that visible flames were coming out of the car.

The driver of the car was outside the vehicle when first responders arrived and did not report any injuries. It’s unclear how the fire started at this time.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Arsonist sets fire to multiple trucks in La Jolla

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities are searching for an arsonist that set two different trucks on fire early Monday morning in La Jolla. According to 10 News, police responded to the first fire at the 400 block of La Canada at around 12:45 a.m. The fire destroyed the pickup truck, but nobody was injured in the incident. Authorities were notified of a second car fire about an hour later a few blocks away. Firefighters were able to put out the fire, but the second pickup truck was destroyed as well.

The San Diego Police Department and the Metro Arson Strike Team are investigating the situation. Our team will continue to monitor the story and update if new information becomes available.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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