San Diego

Truck Bursts into Flames, Temporarily Shutting Down I-5 by Carmel Mountain Road

Heavy smoke was seen billowing from the white pickup truck engulfed in flames.

A white pickup truck caught fire Monday, with heavy smoke billowing from the vehicle by Carmel Mountain Road, confirmed San Diego Fire-Rescue (SDFD).

It happened just before 3:30 p.m. on the bypass road by Carmel Mountain Road.

The off ramp to northbound Interstate 5 by the area was temporarily shut down while fire crews worked on extinguishing the fire, said CHP officials.

Nobody was injured in the fire, according to SDFD.

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