SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Evacuations were ordered for a recycling facility west of 12th and North B streets in Sacramento as a precaution, following a propane tank explosion and fire.
Roberto Padilla, a spokesperson for the Sacramento Fire Department, says a truck carrying a five propane tanks overturned. One of the tanks exploded, and crews were concerned for a time that the four others could explode as well.
However, crews soon determined there was no risk for another explosion and lifted evacuations.
Roads were closed in the area for the duration of the incident, but were reopened around noon.