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Car fire along 15 Freeway in Cajon Pass quickly extinguished



Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on the NB-15 freeway on Saturday. (Photo by Arnella Clouse-Hanna)

CAJON PASS, Calif. ( — A car that caught fire in the Cajon Pass Saturday evening was quickly extinguished.

San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to the fire that was reported just after 6:30 p.m. on the northbound 15 Freeway at the Cleghorn offramp.

According to CHP logs, it was a black Lexus on the right shoulder with flames seen coming from the engine compartment.

The logs indicate that a Good Samaritan pulled over and attempted to put the fire out with an extinguisher.

Once fire personnel arrived, they were able to contain the fire to the vehicle and a small patch of vegetation.

No injuries were reported. The Cleghorn offramp from the NB 15 Freeway is closed at this time for an unknown duration.

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