SAN DIEGO — Flames from an engulfed motorhome spread to brush off Interstate 8 in Alpine Wednesday morning, burning a fourth-acre before crews stopped their spread.
Shortly after 10:30 a.m., Cal Fire San Diego tweeted about the fire, which sparked along the westbound lanes of I-8, west of Japatul Valley Road and state Route 79.
Drivers in the area were told to expect delays and avoid the area if possible as crews worked to clean up debris.
.@CALFIRESANDIEGO is at scene with @ClevelandNF of a motorhome fire into the vegetation on I-8 West, west of Japatul Valley Rd. Vegetation fire stopped at 1/4 acre; units remain at scene for mop-up/containment. I-8 West heavily impacted in area; expect delays- avoid if possible. pic.twitter.com/kKuhn9Xw41— CAL FIRE/SAN DIEGO COUNTY FIRE (@CALFIRESANDIEGO) January 20, 2021