Northwest firefighters were called to the area of Twin Peaks Road and Oasis, just east of Interstate 10 at 5:21 a.m. Thursday morning this morning after several 9-1-1 calls were received about a truck and trailer on fire.

Crews arrived within 4 minutes to find a 24 foot trailer well involved in fire. The driver of the pick-up truck pulling the trailer was able to pull off of Twin Peaks Rd and exit the truck without injury.

The trailer was carrying $6,000 worth of Poore Brothers potato chips that were destined for local grocery stores. The trailer and computers in the trailer brought the total damages to approximately $12,000.

Twin Peaks eastbound was closed just under an hour during the extinguishment and overhaul process. Oasis in both directions was also closed.

A mechanical failure with a trailer tire was the cause of the fire.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.