Crane-carrying truck catches fire in east Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A crane-carrying truck caught fire in east Bakersfield Wednesday morning.

The engine of the oversized truck caught fire at about 7 a.m. while driving to the construction site at Bakersfield College.

The truck was at Panorama Drive and Bucknell Street.

The truck crew was able to contain the mechanical fire to the engine compartment while fire crews responded.

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