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5 semitrucks destroyed by fire in Sacramento parking lot

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5 semitrucks destroyed by fire in Sacramento parking lot
Multiple semitrucks burned in a late Sunday night fire in Sacramento, California. (Courtesy: Sacramento Metro Fire District)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Multiple semitrucks were burning in a fire late Sunday night, May 15, in Sacramento, California.

The Sacramento Bee reported that five tractor-trailers burned in the lot of South Sac Truck and Trailer Tire at the 7600 block of Wilbur Way. Crews were reportedly dispatched at 11:59 p.m.

According to the Sacramento Metro Fire District’s social media there were “multiple semi-trucks on fire” at the scene.

Metro Fire’s video on social media showed at least four cabs and at least one trailer burning in the lot. The Sacramento Bee reported that five vehicles were burned in total.

The cause and origin of the fire remain under investigation. The flames were reported under control around 1 a.m. Monday, and no injuries were reported.

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