Calif. FFs battle burning truck carrying 40,000 pounds of chocolate
CAL FIRE firefighters faced a sticky mess at this interstate truck fire
By Terry Castleman
Los Angeles Times
PLACER COUNTY, Calif. — Early Monday morning, a big rig carrying some 20 tons of chocolate caught fire on westbound Interstate 80 in Placer County north of Colfax.
By 4:30 a.m., Cal Fire had arrived on the scene and contained the blaze, the agency said in a statement. They reported no injuries.
Caltrans District 3 said in a tweet that a traffic jam ensued as officials cleaned up the presumably sticky scene.
Cal Fire did not immediately respond to request for comment.