CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Two tanker trucks collided and burst into flames on a busy freeway in a south Phoenix suburb during the height of the rush hour Wednesday morning, killing at least one person and closing both directions of Interstate 10.
Police in the city of Chandler and state police ordered the evacuations of at least two hotels and a school alongside I-10, Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves said.
Chandler police said they were moving people from hotels, homes and businesses within a one-mile radius to the east of the freeway. The Phoenix Fire Department asked residents on the west side of the freeway to stay in their homes......................
1 killed when 2 tankers collide in south Phoenix - Yahoo! News
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from the video it looks like just the rear compartment of the fuel tanker caught fire. would have been much worse if it were gas rather than diesel