SAN DIEGO – A car crash sparked a vegetation fire in North County Saturday, authorities said.
According to a tweet from North County Fire Protection District, the incident began around 6:39 p.m. near Interstate 15 and Old Highway 395. Cal Fire San Diego Captain Neil Czapinski told FOX 5 that the blaze began with a vehicle rollover in San Diego’s Deer Springs neighborhood.
The single occupant of the vehicle was taken to the hospital and their condition is unknown at this time.
Officials had shut down two northbound lanes on I-15 lanes for several hours but have since been reopened, according to California Department of Transportation.