Needles, CA: Early Tuesday morning truck fire burns pot pies.

Needles, CA: Early Tuesday morning truck fire burns pot pies.

At around 3:00am PT Tuesday morning, a big rig truck loaded with frozen pot pies exploded on fire in front of the Shell Gas Station on East Broadway near Ice Plant Road in Needles, California.

San Bernardino County Fire Department Crews worked to put out the fire and had the fire under control minutes later.

The drive got out safely without injuries as the tires on the big rig truck exploded waking some like ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez who heard the explosion and ran to the fire to cover the breaking news story.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but early reports say the cause may had to do with the breaks on the truck.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies and City of Needles Crews closed East Broadway between Goodwill Street to Ice Plant Road well both City of Needles Crews and towing crews worked together to clean up the mess and by 1:00pm PT, both directions of East Broadway was reopened.

There was no damage to the near by Shell Gas Station.

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