Truck fire reported on southbound Interstate 15 at Rancho Bernardo Road

SAN DIEGO - A fire that gutted the cab of a car-carrier truck left several lanes blocked on southbound Interstate 15, near Rancho Bernardo Road, but no injuries were reported.

The fire was reported just before 11:40 a.m., and the California Highway Patrol said witnesses reported seeing fire and smoke coming from the car carrier's engine area.

The No. 4 and 5 lanes were shut down as crews battled the flames. The fire was doused about 20 minutes later.

Despite the fire being put out, the two lanes remained closed for almost an hour until they were re-opened at about 2:10 p.m.

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