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BREAKING: Truck Fire in Cajon Pass Spreads to Vegetation Thursday Afternoon

UPDATE @ 3:35 PM – The fire is now at 7 acres. One small spot fire. Fire crews are placing engines near a ranch, for a possible threat to the structure.

UPDATE @ 3:20 PM – The fire is reported to be at 5 acres. Helicopters will continue assisting with water drops.

UPDATE @ 3:10 PM – The San Bernardino National Forest will assume command of the fire. The No.5 lane will be shut down for an unknown duration.

CAJON PASS, Calif. (VVNG.com) For the second day in a row, a brush fire has started in the Cajon Pass.

The latest fire was reported on Thursdays, June 6, 2017, at 2:42 pm, on the northbound I-15 north of Kenwood Avenue.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, a white pickup truck on the right-hand shoulder caught on fire.

The fire spread into nearby vegetation and quickly moved up a hill.

Per scanner reports, a full air response was requested.

On Wednesday, a vegetation fire dubbed the “Cleghorn Fire” scorched 5 acres and caused a traffic backup for several miles. Fire crews managed to quickly get a handle on that fire.

The story is developing and information will be updated as it becomes available.

(Photo by Dan Baker‎)

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