CASTRO VALLEY (CBS SF) — The driver of a dump truck escaped injury after the truck caught fire Tuesday morning on along a freeway in Castro Valley.
The Alameda County Fire Department tweeted that units responded to the vehicle fire along westbound Interstate Highway 238 between I-580 and I-880 at 8:23 a.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: North Bay Homeowners Scramble to Prepare Properties for Long Fire Season
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At 8:23 AM, ACFD Engines 6 & 24, responded to a vehicle fire on WB 238 in Castro Valley. A dump truck started smoking and the solo occupant was able to make it safely off the freeway onto an exit ramp. Crews were on scene for about 30 minutes. No injuries reported. #ALCOFIRE pic.twitter.com/XmqMrq0LxE
— Alameda County Fire (@AlamedaCoFire) April 13, 2021
The dump truck began smoking and the driver was able to make it safely off the freeway onto an exit ramp, the fire department said.
The fire appeared to have completely destroyed the inside of the truck’s cab. Crews were on the scene for about 30 minutes putting out the fire. No injuries were reported.
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