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Vehicle fire slows southbound I-15 Traffic. (Photo Credit: Deanna Glaza)
Vehicle fire slows southbound I-15 Traffic. (Photo Credit: Deanna Glaza)

Vehicle Fire Snarls Southbound I-15 Traffic Tuesday Morning

VICTORVILLE-(VVNG.com):  On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at around 11:35 a.m. the California Highway Patrol and the San Bernardino County Fire Department were dispatched to a vehicle fire on the I-15 South just north of Mojave Drive. Upon arrival, they located a red Chevy truck the was pulling a travel trailer with an engine fire.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department Media Specialist, Louis Penna told Victor Valley News that Victorville Medic Engine 311 and Medic Truck 311 responded and were able to extinguish the fire within 5 minutes.  

The quick and precise actions of firefighters on scene saved the trailer from sustaining damage as a result of the fire.  Per CHP logs, the 1-15 was shut down to southbound traffic while the fire was extinguished and only one lane was open for over a half hour while the vehicle and any debris were removed from the roadway.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

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