SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A tractor-trailer caught fire on a Linda Vista freeway early Wednesday, prompting authorities to shut down all but one lane on southbound Interstate 805 for about an hour.
The noninjury fire on the side of southbound I-805, just south of northbound Cabrillo (163) Freeway, was reported at 5:05 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
A short time later, firefighters knocked down the blaze, which appeared to have originated under a rear tire, a San Diego fire-rescue dispatcher said. The cause of the fire was under investigation.
No word yet on what kind of cargo, if any, the vehicle was carrying.
A SigAlert was in effect until all lanes of traffic were re-opened at 6:01 a.m.
Temperatures are expected to rise slightly on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service, but will remain cooler than normal.
A motorcyclist was suspected of drunken driving after causing a late-night car crash in Pacific Beach, police said Sunday, and hours later, a second crash occurred in the intersection while police were still investigating.
The San Diego County Planning Commission voted 6-1 last week to recommend that the County’s Board of Supervisors approve the County’s revised Climate Action Plan, with some modifications.
John Coleman, a long-serving San Diego weatherman and founder of The Weather Channel, has died at the age of 83.
Several dogs were taken into the custody of San Diego County and put down, after a Lomita woman reported that her six dogs were attacked and some killed by a group of pit bulls.
Thousands of people marched through downtown San Diego and San Marcos in the second annual Women's March Saturday. The San Diego event began at 10 a.m. at the downtown Waterfront Park on Pacific Highway, while the North County event began at 11 a.m. at Palomar College.
Thousands of people marched through downtown San Diego and San Marcos in the second annual Women's March Saturday. The San Diego event began at 10 a.m. at the downtown Waterfront Park on Pacific Highway, while the North County event began at 11 a.m. at Palomar College. The two marches were held in conjunction with other marches across the country.
The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, which prompted the closure of many federal operations, such as national parks and monuments and that included the shutdown of Cabrillo National Monument.
A transient accused of fatally stabbing a man after they got into an argument near a 7-Eleven store in Poway pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge.