Articles Tagged With ‘explosions’




Propane tanks explode in Paso Robles fire

A fire broke out in rural Paso Robles Monday night in the 1700 block of Geneseo Road, and when firefighters arrived, they found propane bottles exploding. The blaze destroyed a 1500 square foot garage or shop and power lines were... (Continue reading)

Fireworks van explodes in California

A van packed with fireworks exploded on Interstate 15 Thursday afternoon, backing up traffic in both California and Nevada. [LA Times] Shortly before 1:30 p.m., a Chevrolet box van caught fire near Ivanpah, California. At the time, the van was... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man escapes SLO big rig explosion

A 25-year-old Santa Maria man who was driving a semi truck carrying vegetables that exploded late Wednesday night on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo managed to escape the vehicle unharmed before it caught on fire, according to the California... (Continue reading)

Semi-truck explodes on Highway 101 in SLO

A big rig carrying produce exploded on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo late Wednesday night slowing traffic for hours. [KEYT] At about 11:30 p.m., a vehicle struck the semi truck  on northbound Highway 101 near South Higuera Street. The... (Continue reading)