A fireman sprays foam ensuring the fire is fully extinguished.
Construction Mishap Torches Bulldozer, LEGGETT, April 15, 2010 - Shortly before 4 pm on April 14, 2010 there was a construction accident that occurred on FM-942 West about 1 mile west of Leggett. The accident occurred when some workers were performing maintenance on a Caterpillar D5C bulldozer that was being used on a bridge construction project over Long King Creek. Spilled fuel on the ground was somehow ignited. Fear of the bulldozer catching fire prompted men to use a backhoe pull the bulldozer away from the flames, but not before the dozer caught fire. The Livingston Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the scene with a tanker truck and a pumper truck. Firemen extinguished the blaze but the dozer did sustain some burn damage. The dozer is owned by Longview Bridge Construction.
Special thank you: Assignment Editor, Stash Anderson, and Ben Ogletree, III
Spilled fuel on the ground was somehow ignited causing the dozer to catch fire.
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