Truck fire causes evacuation of car dealership


SAN DIEGO — Firefighters asked the public to avoid Mission Gorge Road near Fairmount Avenue Sunday as they worked to put out a vehicle fire.

FOX 5 captured video of flames coming from a Republic Services truck that was parked in the center lane of the road next to Home Depot. San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said a nearby Toyota dealership was evacuated as several firefighting crews worked to control the fire.

Video showed several fire engines being used to hose down the truck. No injuries were initially reported.

Check back for updates on this developing story.


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