Fisher's Fuel Palmer Off-Ramp Tanker Rollover

Location Glenn Highway off-ramp to Palmer
Product/Quantity According to a Fisher's Fuel representative, the truck was hauling a tanker trailer carrying 6,200 gallons of unleaded gasoline at the time of accident. The fuel from the tanker caught on fire when the accident occurred; therefore, the amount of fuel spilled to the environment is unknown at this time.
Cause Ken Barkley, Deputy Director for Matanuska Susitna (Mat-Su) Borough Emergency Services reported the tanker trailer was found unhitched and rolled over. The truck did not rollover with the tanker trailer. What caused the tanker trailer to become unhitched is unknown and is under investigation.
Time/Date of Incident 12:15 p.m. September 4, 2015. The incident was reported to ADEC by the Palmer Police Department at 12:57 p.m. on the same day.


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