Tractor-trailer fire reported near Los Alamos

No injuries reported

Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
POSTED: 12:25 PM PDT Mar 14, 2013    UPDATED: 08:56 PM PDT Mar 14, 2013 
Los Alamos tractor trailer fire
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. -

Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a tractor trailer fire at 6:18 a.m. Thursday. It happened 5 miles north of Los Alamos on the southbound side of Highway 101.

County Fire said the tractor-trailer rig was towing two flatbed trucks, both were carrying cardboard boxes.

The first trailer caught fire for unknown reasons and the driver pulled the rig over while firefighters extinguished the flames.

Southbound Highway 101 traffic was slowed down. There were no injuries and the cause is under investigation.

5 miles north of Los Alamos, Southbound side of US HWY 101