Big-rig catches fire on NB I-880 off-ramp

June 27, 2012 6:20:21 AM PDT
A big-rig caught fire this morning on an Oakland freeway off-ramp, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.

The fire was reported at 4:58 a.m. on the northbound Interstate Highway 880 Market Street off-rampt said.

The fire was reported at 4:58 a.m. on the northbound Interstate Highway 880 Market Street off-ramp, Sgt. John Carman said.

The cab of the truck burned while the attached trailer was left intact, the sergeant said. No injuries were reported.

The off-ramp was briefly closed for about seven minutes at 5:30 a.m. when the fire was reportedly extinguished, according to the CHP.

One lane remains blocked until the burnt big-rig can be towed from the ramp, Carman said.


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