Truck Fire Spreads to Brush / Pomona CA 8.30.20


POMONA CA – California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles County Fire Department along with Pomona Pd responded to a vehicle fire that spread to brush Pomona Boulevard and the 71 Freeway. Once firefighters arrived on scene they located a pick up truck fully engulfed spreading to brush near the northbound 71 freeway. LACOFD were able to have the truck and the hillside out within about 30 minutes. Unknown at this time if anybody was in the vehicle or fled from the vehicle after the fire. Unknown at this time how the truck caught fire or if the truck came off the freeway then caught fire. Pomona Pd along with the Los Angeles County fire Department will be handling the investigation into the truck fire.