A vehicle towing a travel trailer erupted into flames on the north bound Interstate 5 near Templin Highway, prompting a full response from Los Angeles County Fire Department officials and United States Forest Service personnel. (Credit: Jeff Zimmerman)

Vehicle fire stopped

A vehicle caught fire on Interstate 5 northbound at Templin Highway Thursday afternoon, prompting a response from multiple fire units as the fire spread to nearby brush.

A vehicle towing a travel trailer erupted into flames on the north bound Interstate 5 near Templin Highway, prompting a full response from Los Angeles County Fire Department officials and United States Forest Service personnel. (Credit: Jeff Zimmerman)

“It looks like it’s spread to the brush and is about a quarter of an acre,” said Capt. Ron Singleton of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The first units arrived arrived shortly before 5 p.m., according to Singleton, who said traffic may be disrupted from lookie-loos.

A vehicle towing a travel trailer erupted into flames on the north bound Interstate 5 near Templin Highway, prompting a full response from Los Angeles County Fire Department officials and United States Forest Service personnel. (Credit: Jeff Zimmerman)

Forward progress of the fire was stopped at 15 acres around 5:15 p.m., according to fire officials.

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