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NB I-15 freeway closed after semi hauling cars catches fire in cajon pass

UPDATE @ 7:05 AM – The #1 and #2 lanes have opened and the others continue to remain closed as crews continue to clean up.

CAJON PASS, Calif. ( — All lanes of the northbound I-15 freeway in the Cajon Pass are at a complete stand-still after a tractor-trailer with a car hauler caught fire Tuesday morning.

The incident was first reported at 6:19 am along the right shoulder of the I-15, north of Kenwood Avenue.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, there are at least 8 vehicles on the hauler. Three cars are reported to be on fire.

All lanes of the freeway have been temporarily cosed as San Bernardino County Fire and Calfire continue to work on extinguishing the fire.

As of 6:54 am, the traffic was reported to be knocked down and the fire was contained to the truck., no vegetation.

This is a developing story, refresh this page for updates.

(Steven Alberts)

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