Early morning fire torches tanker truck

23rd December, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — A tanker truck carrying jet fuel to the airport didn’t make it when it caught fire early this morning. The driver of the Kicker Energy Truck was hauling 7,000 gallons of jet fuel when the right front wheel came off, according to a report from the Greater Eagle Fire Protection District. Flames shot high into the early morning sky when the truck caught fire, firefighters said. The driver was considering getting off at the Eagle exit to get to the airport, but because something wasn’t quite right with the way the truck was handling, he decided to avoid …

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