Big rig fire blocks southbound lanes of 15 Freeway in Baker

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
ABC7 viewer Miguel Mendoza captured flames and black smoke billowing out of a semi-truck on the southbound 15 Freeway in Baker on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.
ABC7 viewer Miguel Mendoza captured flames and black smoke billowing out of a semi-truck on the southbound 15 Freeway in Baker on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.
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BAKER, Calif. (KABC) -- All lanes on the southbound 15 Freeway in Baker were blocked after a semi-truck trailer caught fire.

The driver of the semi-truck got out of the vehicle in time, according to authorities. Traffic was diverted off at Baker Boulevard.

The cause of the fire was unknown. No further information was immediately available.