SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A vehicle caught fire Thursday afternoon, blocking two right lanes of Interstate 15 near the Rainbow community, according to Caltrans San Diego.
The accident happened on the northbound lanes north of Rainbow Valley Boulevard, in an area northeast of Fallbrook. It was first recorded by Caltrans at 3:54 p.m.
At this time, officials have not disclosed whether a crash caused the blaze or how many parties were involved.
No major injuries were immediately reported.
NB I-15 north of Rainbow, right two lanes closed due to a vehicle fire. pic.twitter.com/ULOMRtKp2K
— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) May 25, 2023
This blog will be updated as local agencies provide more information.
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