Refrigerator Repair Truck Goes Up in Flames

truckfire1

St Tammany firefighter say flammable gasses contributed to a truck fire behind a grocery store Friday afternoon.

They say the truck was already destroyed when they arrived, at about 2:00 in the afternoon, and the trailer was billowing smoke and flames.

 

truckfire3

Firefighters say the truck was used for refrigeration repair and was carrying containers of flammable gas for hot torch work.

The scene was behind the Associated Wholesale Grocers warehouse on Old Military Road.  The building was not damaged, and nobody got hurt.  But the truck and trailer were destroyed.

St Tammany Fire Protection District No.11 provided the photographs for this news story.

truckfire2