Rural truck fire snarls 7th Standard Rd. traffic

Posted at 1:38 PM, May 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-11 16:38:15-04

A truck fire snarled traffic on 7th Standard Road and tied up Kern County Fire crews Wednesday afternoon.

The tree-trimming truck caught fire near Magnolia Avenue just after 1 p.m. in an area east of Buttonwillow, according to California Highway Patrol dispatchers.

There were no immediate reports of injuries, but traffic in both directions of 7th Standard Road were delayed while fire crews cleared up the scene.