Source: California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Fire Department (Information):
Essex, California: Firefighters for San Bernardino County Fire Department are responding to a boat on a trailer and vegetation fire along westbound Interstate 40 just west of Essex Road.
Reports from the California Highway Patrol that the incident is at mile marker 97; a vehicle was pulling a boat was on fire and near by vegetation caught on fire.
As of 12:45 p.m. PT, boat and vegetation fires are out, and Bureau of Land Management is on scene.
Motorists should use caution when driving through this area.