Galax truck fire causes magnesium explosion

Published: Oct. 1, 2023 at 5:23 PM EDT
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GALAX, Va. (WDBJ) - A Saturday night truck fire in Galax resulted in a magnesium explosion, firefighters say.

According to the Galax Fire Department, crews responded to a the fire at Riverside Drive and Riverview Lane intersection.

Firefighters arrived to find a a fully involved F-150 and a magnesium explosion occurred after a line was pulled, according to the fire department.

Firefighters say the fire was cleared in 30 minutes and there are no reported injuries.

Galax car fire
Galax car fire(Galax Fire Department)