Vehicle Fire

The right lane of westbound Interstate 10 near Picacho was blocked Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle caught fire along the freeway.

PICACHO -- The right lane of westbound Interstate 10 was blocked Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle caught fire along the freeway.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the incident happened around 1:24 p.m. on westbound I-10 at milepost 217 near Picacho.

A White SUV was fully engulfed with flames when crews arrived. All of the occupants safely exited the vehicle. The vehicle fire started a brush fire nearby. The fire was quickly contained.

DPS said there were no injuries.

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