SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A semi-truck carrying boxes of grapes caught fire as it traveled down Interstate 8 in El Cajon Monday morning.
Authorities received reports of a semi-truck on fire on westbound I-8 just near dunbar lane shortly after 12:30 a.m.
Firefighters arrived to put the fire out and attempted to save the shipments of grapes, but it was a total lost.
California Highway Patrol officials said the truck’s driver escaped unharmed.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.