A tanker truck carrying 9,000 gallons of unleaded fuel caught fire on the northbound I-75 bridge just outside downtown at about 8:45 a.m., producing tall flames and thick plumes of black smoke.
The driver of the Nour Light Petroleum Transport truck escaped and there were no injuries, Michigan State Police First Lt.. Michael Shaw said.
The fire happened on the overpass bridge in front of the Crain Communications building and was brought under control by fire crews within an hour.
TORONTO – A New York State Trooper is being hailed as a hero after dragging an unconscious man from a car after it slammed into a gas pump and burst into flames.
John Vescio was pumping gas last week when a 69-year-old man lost control of his car and crashed into the gas station.
A Florida woman reportedly pulled up to a gas station yesterday afternoon around 2 p.m. with a lighted candle sitting in her cupholder, reports ActionNewsJax.
Workers realized something was amiss when another customer ran inside the station and said that the woman’s car was on fire, the county sheriff’s officer said.
By a traffic-choked intersection in Makhachkla, Dagestan, a pump smokes ominously on a gas station forecourt.