I-805 Semi-Truck Fire at Plaza Blvd, National City on January 10, 2017

Semi-Trailer truck fire involves explosions and diesel fire on the pavement with firefighters preventing runoff n SB I-805 at Plaza Blvd, National City (Youtube/911 Video News).

Semi-trailer truck fire starts with the tractor. The driver said the fire started when a mattress fell off another vehicle, and apparently became ignited by the truck.

The tractor ignited first at about 2:00 p.m. Next the trailer started on fire. Firefighters also had to fight flaming diesel that was running along the pavement, and heading for sewer grates.

A Hazmat response was dispatched to clean up unburned fuel.

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Injuries: None or Unknown

Fire Damage Estimate: $Unknown

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