VICTORVILLE – A Semi-truck fire closed all southbound I-15 freeway lanes for a short time on Sunday afternoon. At approximately 4:30 p.m. the San Bernardino County Fire Department along with the Barstow Marine Corps. Logistic Base Fire Department responded to a truck fire on the 15 freeway north of Dale Evans Parkway.
The trailer was carrying non-hazardous cargo and the driver was out of the vehicle at the time of the fire. Crews went into attack mode knocking down the fire within around 15 minutes and prevented any spread to nearby vegetation.
San Bernardino County Fire officials said that the closure was a result of low visibility due to smoke from the fire. Lanes were reopened shortly after while crews continued working on mop up. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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