Semi-truck catches fire on southbound I-5


A semi-truck caught fire Wednesday morning on southbound Interstate 5 near the California Highway Patrol turnaround in Castaic, according to CHP officials. 

CHP spokesman Josh Greengard sent a message to The Signal saying the report came in around 10:02 a.m., indicating that an Amazon semi-truck was on fire, flames coming from the wheel/brake assembly. 

“(The) semi-truck was able to pull to the right shoulder,” Greengard’s message read. “At 10:07, the fire was reported out.” 

According to Greengard, no injuries were reported. 

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