Utah Air National Guard Assists in Extinguishing Tanker Explosion Along I-15 Interstate

A double fuel tanker hauling 9,000 gallons of gasoline and 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel overturned and exploded on the I-15 interstate near Midvale, Utah, on January 18, local media reported.

The Utah Air National Guard was called in to assist with extinguishing the fire. This footage shows their usage of the Oshkosh Striker 3,000 a firefighting vehicle that can carry 3,000 gallons of water and 420 gallons of foam.

KUTV reported that the fire was fully extinguished and northbound lane of the I-15 was later reopened, while the southbound lane remained closed. A burn scar was left on the roadway, which crews had to repair throughout the night. No injuries were reported. Credit: Utah Air National Guard Fire Department via Storyful