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Vehicle fire on southbound I-15 causing Monday morning traffic

HESPERIA, Calif. ( — A Monday morning vehicle fire on the southbound I-15 freeway in Hesperia is creating additional traffic for motorists heading down the Cajon Pass.

At about 6:30 AM on August 10, 2020, San Bernardino County Firefighters responded and located the four-door sedan fully engulfed on the right shoulder, near the Joshua Street exit.

A witness told VVNG the car blew up causing a massive ball of flames and a mushroom cloud. The force caused the roof of the vehicle to lift up.

The no. 3 lane was closed temporarily shut down to put out the fire and tow the vehicle from the scene.

The occupants of the vehicle made it out safely and no injuries were reported.

15 freeway car fire
(photo by Lala Rivera)

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