A California Highway Patrol cruiser
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

No injuries were reported in a semi-trailer fire that forced several lane closures near Alpine Wednesday.

Firefighters responded to fire that sparked in a  trailer — detached from a semi — on Interstate 8 near Tavern Road around 4:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Freeway traffic was diverted around the area at West Willows Road.

It was not immediately clear what sparked the fire.

–City News Service