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Water Truck Fire Burns Driver in Berry Creek Area

A remote area of Butte County was the scene of a fire inside of a water truck. The driver of the truck was burned from the fire, and was taken to a medical center for treatment.

Posted: Oct 21, 2018 5:28 PM
Updated: Oct 22, 2018 2:10 PM

BERRY CREEK, Calif. - The inside of a water truck caught fire on a rural road near Berry Creek in Butte County Sunday afternoon.

Cal Fire received a call at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Sunday and then sent several engines to respond to the location on Justamere Lane in Berry Creek.

By the time they arrived the fire in the truck was out, but the driver suffered serious burns.

An air ambulance was utilized to transport the water truck's driver to a medical center for treatment.

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