Recently, a semi-trailer truck overturned and caught fire on the first section of G69 expressway in Baise City, Guangxi. The vehicle and cargo caught fire in a violent burning stage accompanied by a large amount of smoke and explosions of fireworks and firecrackers. The fire ignited the roadbed vegetation and the accident. A large number of confetti from the explosion of fireworks and firecrackers were scattered on the ground around the vehicle.
The firefighters found out after questioning that the upper two crew members got out of the trap after the vehicle rolled over and no one was trapped.
After grasping the situation, firefighters quickly set up water gun positions from the four directions of the vehicle and released water to fight the fire.
After intense fighting, the fire was completely extinguished.
According to the driver of the accident vehicle, the cargo loaded by the vehicle involved fireworks and firecrackers. Before the incident, the vehicle went downhill and the speed increased. He wanted to step on the brake to reduce the speed. When the brake was applied, the vehicle was out of control, causing the side of the vehicle. After the vehicle rolled over, the fireworks on the vehicle were ignited and detonated. The two people in the vehicle immediately escaped from the accident vehicle and evacuated to a safe area. Fortunately, passers-by reported to the police in time.
The accident caused the vehicle and a batch of fireworks to be burnt, and one person suffered multiple skin abrasions.
At present, the specific cause of the accident is under investigation by the transportation department.
(Video source: Guangxi Fire Rescue Corps Lin Hao Shi Yuanbo editor Guo Shihao)
Editor in charge: [Liu Pai]