Truckload of aerosol cans catches fire

Updated Nov 5, 2017

This truck fire occurred Tuesday, Oct. 31 on the M1 motorway in Leicestershire, England when the cargo of aerosol cans was accidentally touched off. The highway was closed for several hours. England’s Daily Mail reports, “It is believed the fire started when the driver slammed on his breaks (sic) after a tyre blowout. The heat generated then ignited the aerosols.”