1967 Fire, On Bayshore Freeway

The trip back to the City began at the airport
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The trip back to the City began at the airport


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A gasoline tanker truck overturned on an overpass
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A gasoline tanker truck overturned on an overpass


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Burning gasoline runs down the gutter
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Burning gasoline runs down the gutter


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Dense black clouds darken the sky
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Dense black clouds darken the sky


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All north bound traffic is stopped
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All north bound traffic is stopped


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One can see why as burning gas drops onto the freeway
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One can see why as burning gas drops onto the freeway


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A lone fire truck arrives to fight the fire
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A lone fire truck arrives to fight the fire


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Flames dwarf the lone truck
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Flames dwarf the lone truck


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Fire fighters begin to fight the fire
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Fire fighters begin to fight the fire


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Any fire is a great spectator sport
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Any fire is a great spectator sport


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Thus begins the fight in earnest
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Thus begins the fight in earnest


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Fire fighters begin to win
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Fire fighters begin to win


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A spectator is told not to come any closer
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A spectator is told not to come any closer


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Cars are still stopped in the southbound lanes too
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Cars are still stopped in the southbound lanes too


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A fireman yells to the CHP to let southbound traffic go
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A fireman yells to the CHP to let southbound traffic go


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Be relieved to note that the spectator was the truck's driver
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