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Natural gas fire breaks out near Port of Tampa

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HCFR crews responded to the scene just after 6:30 am Saturday. HCFR crews responded to the scene just after 6:30 am Saturday.
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - At least two vehicles were destroyed early Saturday morning when a fire broke out at a natural gas fueling station near the Port of Tampa.

Crews with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue were dispatched to a location near the intersection of Madison Ave. and 50th St. just after 6:30 a.m. When they arrived a fueling station and two large garbage trucks were engulfed in flames.

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According to a HCFR report no injuries were reported. One of the trucks was re-fueling when the blaze broke out.

The official cause is not yet known as the investigation continues. The intersection was closed for approximately one hour.
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