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Seven semis heavily damaged in overnight truck yard fire


Authorities in Washington state are investigating after multiple semi trucks were extensively damaged in an overnight fire.

The fire began around 10 p.m. on January 4 in Pasco, Washington.

Firefighters responded to a call about vehicles on fire at trucking company Harms Pacific Transport. When they arrived, company workers were driving trucks away from the property to keep them from the flames, 610 Kona reports.

With no fire hydrants near the property, firefighters relied on tender trucks to battle the blaze.

No injuries were reported.

A total of seven trucks and one trailer sustained damage from the fire. The fire was contained before it spread to any building structures.

Harms Pacific Transport specializes in hauling dry and liquid fertilizer. They operate a fleet of about 25 trucks and 50 trailers.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire. Officials suspect that an electrical issue may be to blame.


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