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Fuel tanks on three trucks explode in Apex

Posted December 14, 2013 4:36 p.m. EST
Updated December 15, 2013 10:44 a.m. EST

The fuel tanks on three trucks exploded in Apex on Sat. Dec. 14, 2013.

— The fuel tanks on three pavement marking trucks exploded Saturday and released over 100 gallons of diesel fuel into an Apex parking lot, authorities said. 

Around 1:30 p.m. crews responded to a vehicle fire at Clark Pavement Marking on Investment Boulevard in Apex. According to authorities, three trucks exploded and five were damaged. 

The cause of the explosion has not yet been determined, but authorities said no one was injured. 

The incident remains under investigation.