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Fuel truck catches fire at gas station on Orchard Mesa

 Photo: David Jones
Photo: David Jones (KJCT)
Published: May. 1, 2017 at 2:20 PM MDT
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A potentially explosive situation was averted when firefighters extinguished a fuel truck fire at a gas station on Orchard Mesa Monday afternoon.

The fire happened at the Go-Fer station in the 2700 block of Highway 50.

Grand Junction Fire Department said the cab of the truck was fully engulfed when they arrived on the scene.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out before it spread beyond the cab of the truck.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.