LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An explosion and fire involving a big rig occurred at a shipping yard at the Port of Los Angeles Monday morning.
The fire was reported at 9:57 a.m. in the 600 block of Harbor Boulevard, just north of the Vincent Thomas Bridge, the Los Angeles Fire Department reports.READ MORE: Motorcycle Collides With Sheriff's Patrol Car On Interstate 105
Firefighters said a large 18-wheeler was involved in the fire, along with “some type” of explosion.
The blast blew out the windows of at least four units at a nearby apartment building, the fire department reports.
Social media users reported that the explosion shook their homes.
The truck was taking the cargo container to a ship for export to another country, accordion to port spokesman Phillip Sanfield.
Operations at the port were not impacted by the incident.
There were no serious injuries.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors And Others At High Risk
It’s unclear what caused the explosion or what cargo the semi-truck was transporting at the time.