Monday, December 28, 2009

Diesel Tanker Crash

Incident Date: 12/28/09
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke 253.255.3260
Incident Type: Motor Vehicle Crash
Incident Location: Frank Albert Rd E & North Levee Rd E Fife WA

Narrative: At 12:02 p.m. Monday December 28, 2009 4 companies of Tacoma Firefighters – 2 Engines (one with the Spill Containment Unit), 1 Ladder and 1 Medic Unit responded to the area of Frank Albert Road E and North Levee Rd E in Fife for an overturned diesel fuel truck.

First arriving companies found a fuel truck carrying approximately 1,200 gallons of diesel fuel had rolled down the side of the levee on the river side of the road. Crews transported one patient (the driver) to a local area hospital. The vehicle is now in the process of being up righted so that the fuel can be transferred to another tanker before being towed. There is no fuel leaking at this time.