Explosion Lawsuit: Injured L.A. Firefighters Target Trucking Firm and Gas Tank Manufacturers

When Los Angeles firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in Wilmington, California, earlier this year, they encountered a scenario far more dangerous than expected. What started as a routine call quickly escalated into a hazardous situation when a semi-truck, powered by compressed natural gas and fully ablaze, exploded, resulting in severe injuries to nine firefighters. The truck, unassumingly parked on North Alameda Street on the morning of Feb. 14, was carrying large compressed natural gas …

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