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Two survive truck fire on I-805 SB offramp near Linda Vista

Publish Date: 2022/04/05

SAN DIEGO, CA — Two men were able to escape a truck fire late Tuesday morning on Interstate 805 near north San Diego’s Linda Vista area, according to NBC San Diego.

The incident took place on the ramp connecting I-805 southbound to the southbound lanes of California Highway 163 (SR-163) at about 10:30 a.m.

Authorities said the men, who are twin brothers, were in a work truck on the way to a job when another driver spotted the flames and alerted the occupants.

The men were able to exit the vehicle after pulling over to the side of the road. Moments later, the truck became engulfed in flames.

San Diego Fire-Rescue crews responded to the scene and had the blaze extinguished  shortly after 11:30 a.m.

Hazmat crews were also at the site, clearing about 20 gallons of spilled fuel off the roadway.

The transition ramp was shut down during the response but was later reopened before 2:00 p.m.

No injuries have been reported.


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