Truck Caught Fire on 210, Causes Heavy Traffic

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Public Safety Truck Caught Fire on 210, Causes Heavy Traffic Published on Thursday, December 20, 2012 | 8:03 pm A trailer truck caught fire on Foothill (210) Freeway Thursday afternoon causing heavy traffic as firefighters tried to control the fire and police cordoned off the area to prevent any injuries to passersby.Pasadena Fire Department spokeswoman Lisa Derderian said heavy smoke billowed into the sky after the truck went ablaze for still unknown reasons.The incident occurred along westbound lanes of the 210 near the Madre Street exit that caused heavy traffic for more than two hours.No one was reported injured in the incident, Derderian said.Firefighters tried to control the fire for about 45 minutes before calling a “fire out.” Workers from Caltrans assisted authorities in cleaning up leaked fuel coming from the burnt out truck.California Highway Patrol officers also arrived at the scene and are now investigating the cause of the fire. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News More Cool Stuff HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Ayurveda Heath Secrets From Ancient IndiaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Real Truth About The Pain Caused By MicrobladingHerbeautyHerbeauty Business Newscenter_img Make a comment Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Subscribe 17 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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