On May 3rd, 2022 at approximately 3:00 pm, Winlock Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a vehicle fire in the 6400 block of Interstate 5 in the North Bound lanes. Upon arrival, fire crews noticed a Toyota RAV 4 with it's engine compartment on fire. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire before the vehicle was fully engulfed. No injuries were reported and traffic was delayed for only a short time.
The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle was able to get out unharmed. He was traveling from Oregon to the Seattle area to visit relatives.
The scene was turned over to the Washington State Patrol.