- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 19, 2015

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) - Seven dump trucks burned early Tuesday at a business in Milwaukie, just south of Portland, and diesel fuel leaked into a tributary of the Willamette River.

Firefighters reported heavy damage and said some fuel tanks ruptured. Fire crews spread absorbent material on the ground and booms in Johnson Creek to limit the amount of fuel getting into the stream. It flows into the Willamette about a mile to the west.

Firefighters say surveillance video showed nobody near the trucks when the fire broke out. The fire was ruled accidental, but a fire spokesman said a cause hadn’t been pinpointed.

The trucks were at a company called Northwest Infrastructure, a contractor whose website says does it demolition work, digs underground utility lines and operates a trucking business.

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