Truck Catches Fire, Closing Down Lanes on Highway 49 in Auburn

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AUBURN — Traffic was stopped along Highway 49 Wednesday after a pickup truck caught fire.

Caltrans reports the highway was closed at Edgewood Road, just north of Auburn, with no estimated time of reopening. The northbound lanes of the highway were blocked.

The fire was sparked when the truck, which was pulling a recreational vehicle, overheated. The truck was badly damaged, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

No one was injured.

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