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TRAFFIC: Semi-truck fire slows traffic on Highway 101 near Camp Roberts

Posted at 8:56 AM, May 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-03 22:07:53-04

UPDATE: Additional crews were requested at the scene as of 8:45 a.m. to finish cleaning up remnants of the morning fire.

(Courtesy photo)
(Courtesy photo)

ORIGINAL FIRE: California Highway Patrol responds to semi-truck fire along Highway 101 near Camp Roberts Friday morning.

CHP says reports of the truck fire came in at around 6:15 a.m. along the southbound lanes of Highway 101.

According to CHP logs, the fire started on the wheel of the truck and has expanded to the front of the vehicle and grass nearby.

CAL FIRE SLO posted on twitter saying they are responding to the truck fire that is one mile south of Camp Roberts.

As of 6:45 a.m., CHP is working to close the number one lane on southbound 101 near Camp Roberts. Traffic will continue to flow through the number two lane.

No injuries have been reported.

This is a developing story and will be updated when new information becomes available.