Moving truck catches fire on I-805

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SAN DIEGO – A moving truck caught fire on Interstate 805, but luckily the flames didn’t damage many of the contents inside Thursday.

The fire started around 10:30 a.m. on northbound I-805 near Market Street exit in Chollas Creek. Traffic was backed up as two lanes were blocked to allow firefighters to mop up after extinguishing the blaze.

A heavy-duty tow truck was called to remove the semi-truck. No injuries were reported.

The fire started near the back of the semi-truck.