Slow Traffic On 15 Freeway In Temecula Due To Truck Fire

A full-sized white pickup truck that caught fire on the southbound 15 Freeway, just south of Winchester Road, caused delays Tuesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 1:36 p.m. and was moved to the right shoulder, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch reports. 

There were no reports of injuries, however the #4 lane of southbound traffic was closed.

As of 1:58 p.m., the fire was extinguished, the dispatch log showed.

According to reports to the CHP, there was much smoke caused by the fire.

dorenda January 09, 2014 at 02:58 AM
So glad the driver and his dog are okay!!!!


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