A semi-truck that was traveling on the I-5 suddenly caught fire on Thursday, October 29th. California Highway Patrol was the first responder at the scene. The semi-truck was transporting pineapples at around 7:00 p.m. when their tire suddenly caught on fire. The fire was quite severe and ended up causing a minor brush fire. It is unknown what may have caused the fire to ignite. Several lanes of I-5 near Grapevine Road were closed while cleanup and investigation were underway.
What Can You Do If Your Vehicle Caught on Fire?
Some vehicles, when improperly maintained, can malfunction and end up on fire. So, if you find yourself in this situation, what can you do? Well, after you’ve received the necessary medical treatment, it is important that you ensure that the vehicle’s malfunction was not caused by your own negligence. If you have already done the proper maintenance necessary, or even if your car was recently bought, then you have cause to suspect the possibility of a faulty vehicle. You have legal recourse to pursue if you end up in this situation. To get our advice on what you should do if you are facing this type of circumstances, call us at (800) 310-1606 to get a free legal consultation, available at all times.
Source: Your Central Valley