Bucks County

Tanker Truck Fire Shuts Down Route 1 in Bucks County

A tanker truck fire shut down Business Route 1 in Bucks County Wednesday night.

The cab of the truck, which is carrying 6000 gallons of gasoline, caught fire around 10:20 p.m. on Route 1 near I-95 in Penndel.

The driver was able to escape without injury. Responding firefighters brought the flames under control and are now putting water on the vehicle in order to cool it down.

Route 1 is currently shut down in both directions.

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