Work Truck Freeway Fire

On Sunday night, June 09, 2019, the City of Colton Fire Department along with the California Highway Patrol responded to multiple reports of a vehicle fire on the 215 Freeway. The fire was reported shortly before 8:30pm on the northbound 215 Freeway just north of Center Street. The first arriving engine company reported a stake-bed truck well involved on the right shoulder. Firefighters made a quick fire attack and had the fire knocked down within minutes of arriving. The two male occupants of the work truck were able to escape without injury. The cause of the fire is unknown.