Motor home fire causes traffic backup on Interstate 15
Last updated 2/22/2010 at Noon
RAINBOW – A vehicle fire that occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. this afternoon has caused significant traffic backup on Interstate 15 northbound, extending into Escondido.
Authorities say a motor home became engulfed in flames at I-15 and Rainbow Valley Blvd, and as a result two lanes of the freeway were unusable.
The 22-foot motor home was extensively damaged, requiring a special type of tow truck to remove the vehicle from the roadway.
A Sig Alert was issued for northbound I-15 at the Riverside county line at 4:06 p.m.
As of 4:58 p.m., authorities were still waiting on arrival...