Fuel tank fire destroys trailers in Shasta County

  • Source: KHSL-TV CBS 12 Chico
  • Published: 05/19/2022 12:00 AM

In Shasta County there were tense moments in Shingletown Tuesday evening, where a fuel tank fire destroyed several trailers. It started in the 5700 block of Wilson Hill Road, just south of Shingletown, about 25 miles southeast of Redding. The location is just east of the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Manton. Crews from Shingletown Volunteer Department, Millville Volunteer Fire Department and CAL FIRE worked to put out the flames. Firefighters say it started as a diesel tank fire that spread to commercial trailers and other industrial items. Shingletown Fire 3 Photo from Shingletown Volunteer Fire Department Firefighters managed to save a barn, outbuildings and farm equipment. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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