SAN DIEGO, CA – A car that caught fire on Interstate 8 in El Cajon on Friday morning light a brush fire on Friday morning.
According to CHP, an apparently abandoned white Toyota Corolla starting spewing white smoke on the righthand side of Interstate 8 near West Main Street at about 9:51 a.m. The car quickly became fully engulfed and started spreading to the brush around the vehicle.
The adjacent onramp was closed while firefighters worked in the area. It was reopened at about 10:30 a.m.
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