Gas tank truck catches fire in Bloomington

  • Source: Bring Me MN The
  • Published: 04/15/2019 12:00 AM

A potential disaster was averted in Bloomington when firefighters managed to contain flames that had broken out in the rear of a gas tanker Saturday morning. The Bloomington Fire Department says the truck's "rear wheel brake/drum" caught fire near I-494 and France Ave. Luckily, the flames did not reach the tank, and no gas leaked, the fire department says. Officials are crediting the truck's driver with helping prevent a dire situation, saying he "did a nice job keeping the fire down with several extinguishers until" firefighters could arrive and take over.


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