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Firefighters put out car fire twice near Lemon Grove home

SAN DIEGO, CA – San Diego firefighters put out the flames of a burning car twice when it caught fire near a home in Lemon Grove on Monday afternoon.

According to the Times of San Diego, a car caught fire near the carport of a home in the 2400 block of Massachusetts Avenue. When firefighters arrived, they put out the flames on the burning car.

As the car was extinguished, the carport began to burn and firefighters shifted their attention to saving the home. When they had knocked back those flames, they found that the car had reignited.

Thankfully no one was injured in the fires.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Pickup truck driver flees from Escondido fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver of a pickup truck that caught fire on Interstate 15 in Escondido fled on foot from the Tuesday afternoon scene.

According to CHP, the silver pickup truck was still moving and the occupants were still inside when it caught fire on I-15 north near North Nutmeg Street at about 6:20 p.m. Orange flames and white smoke were reported to be coming from the underside of the truck. The brush around the truck also began to spark.

In the time between the 911 call and the fire department’s arrival, the driver bolted from the scene on foot. He was described as a Hispanic adult male wearing a grey reflective jacket and seen running north. It is unclear whether officials were able to apprehend him or why he ran.

One righthand lane was shut down while firefighters put out the fire.

Injuries have not been confirmed and the cause of the fire has not been determined.

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.

At least one injured in Valley Center crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person reported minor injuries after an SUV crashed with a sportscar in the Valley Center area on Friday afternoon.

According to CHP, a dark-colored Toyota RAV-4 crashed with a maroon Lexus sportscar in the 9300 block of Old Castle Road at about 4:35 p.m.

Both vehicles were blocking the road. The RAV-4, lying on its side, began to catch fire almost immediately from the front end.

Everyone was able to exit both vehicles. At least one person sustained minor injuries.

Further information is not 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.

Firefighters block lanes to put out car fire in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – Firefighters were fighting a vehicle fire on State Route 67 in El Cajon on Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A white GMC SUV caught fire on SR-67 near Scripps Poway Parkway at about 9:15 a.m.

The fire department arrived and blocked all but one lane as they attended to the car fire. Officials were also on the scene directing traffic.

The car was half-burned when the flames were put out.

There is no word on whether anyone was injured.

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 clogs traffic on SR-78 in Santa Ysabel

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities were directing traffic on State Route 78 in the Santa Ysabel area while firefighters put out a vehicle blaze on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Caltrans San Diego on Twitter, the vehicle fire started on SR-78 west of SR-79 at about 5:45 p.m.

While firefighters worked to extinguish the flames, traffic was reduced to one-way at a time.

Further information has not become 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.

Lanes closed while firefighters put out Spring Valley blaze

SAN DIEGO, CA – Lanes were shut down on State Route 125 while firefighters put out a car fire in the Spring Valley area on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, a white sedan was on the righthand side of northbound SR-125 near Jamacha Boulevard when smoke was seen coming from the vehicle at about 11:50 a.m. Soon, it was obvious that the engine was on fire.

The fire department shut down two lanes to extinguish the flames.

An unconfirmed report suggested that no one was injured.

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 on tow truck catches fire in Chula Vista

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car, being towed by a tow truck, caught fire in Chula Vista on Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The flatbed pickup truck was exiting to Bonita Road from Interstate 805 at about 11:22 a.m. Someone called 911 to report that the car in the flatbed was smoking and on fire. Meanwhile, the tow truck driver pulled to the side of the road.

After the fire was put out, it was determined that the battery of the vehicle being towed had caught fire.

Two lanes at the offramp were blocked.

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.

Update: Pickup catches fire after crash in Mission Valley

SAN DIEGO, CA – A multiple-vehicle accident led to a pickup truck catching fire on Interstate 8 in the Mission Valley area on Tuesday morning.

According to Fox News San Diego, several vehicles collided near the exit to Hotel Circle at about 8:30 a.m. The pickup then caught fire.

All lanes were closed for a time to the offramp for SR-76.

There is no word on whether anyone was injured in the crash.

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.

HOV lanes closed on I-15 due to car fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – The HOV lanes on Interstate 15 were blocked on Thursday night because of a vehicle fire, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The incident was reported in the northbound express lanes south of Citracado shortly before 9 p.m.

The HOV lanes were completely closed to traffic for more than half an hour while the scene was cleared.

There is no word on whether 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.

Fiery crash injures one on SR-15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car caught fire after a traffic collision on State Route 15 on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of SR-15 near north of El Cajon Boulevard at about 4:15 p.m. One of the vehicles then went up in flames.

Two lanes were blocked for about half an hour because of the accident.

At least one person suffered minor injuries 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.

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