Big rig fire shuts 101 Freeway lanes in Cahuenga Pass

A big rig truck's cab caught fire on the northbound 101 Freeway in the Cahuenga Pass on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.
September 4, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A big rig fire shut down multiple lanes of the northbound 101 Freeway in the Cahuenga Pass, causing a traffic mess on Wednesday.

The cab of the big rig caught fire shortly after midnight near the Cahuenga Boulevard exit.

Fortunately, no one was injured. The blaze shut down multiple northbound lanes.

Hazardous materials crews were called to the scene to clean up 15 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled. All lanes have since reopened.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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