Driver Injured, Brush Ignited After Tanker Bursts Into Flames
By Kerri Krueger
The flames from the truck quickly spread to nearby brush which began to burn quickly. At around , the Los Angeles Fire Department received a call about the accident and fire. Firefighters responded quickly, finding the semi on its side engulfed in flames and went into action. A pair of helicopters aided in the fight by serving in reconnaissance roles and also helped to defend a nearby office building from catching fire as well.
The blaze was put out in around forty minutes with no further injuries reported. The driver of the tanker, a 54-year-old man from
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