Van catches fire on SR-125 near Lake Murray, brief closure of SB - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Van catches fire on SR-125 near Lake Murray, brief closure of SB lanes

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A van which caught fire on the side of state Route 125 prompted a temporary closure of the southbound side of the highway near Lake Murray, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A red van caught fire about 2:50 p.m. on the side southbound side of state Route 125, just south of Navajo Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The van's driver was not injured in the fire, according to Heartland Fire.

CHP officers temporarily closed the southbound side of the highway and reported traffic backed up as far as a half-mile.

All lanes were open within about 40 minutes, the CHP reported.

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