Breaking News: Needles, CA: Semi truck fire along eastbound Interstate 40 just west of Five Mile Road.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Needles, California: A semi truck is on fire along eastbound Interstate 40 just west of Five Mile Road.

Firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department as well as California Highway Patrol are on scene along the right shoulder of eastbound Interstate 40.

Some vegetation along the right shoulder was also burned in the fire.

Traffic is backed up to East Broadway also known as U.S. Route 95.

Motorists are being asked to please use U.S. Route 95 south to Fire Mile Road east as an alternate around the incident.

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