July 9, 2009
Work involving blow torch sets 2 trailers on fire in St. Lucie
St. Lucie County, Fl - Two trailers - one containing fertilizer and pesticide - were consumed in a Wednesday fire after two men reportedly used a blow torch to chop up one of the trailers, a St. Lucie County Fire District spokeswoman said.
The men reportedly used a blow torch to dismantle an empty insulated trailer on Johnston Road, south of Indrio Road, Fire District spokeswoman Catherine Chaney said.
The insulated trailer caught fire, spreading to another trailer, which contained 200 pounds of fertilizer and 20 pounds of pesticide.
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