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Trailer Catches Fires, Extends Into Home Depot in Mountain View

A tractor trailer loaded with Christmas decorations caught fire

A fire that started inside a tractor trailer at the loading dock of a Mountain View store spread into the building Wednesday.

The fire was initially reported at 10:21 p.m. on the 300 block of Marketplace Avenue to the Home Depot, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) confirmed.

SDFD says an 18-wheeler was fully engulfed in flames in the loading dock area, which then extended into the warehouse.

A second alarm was called around 10:35 p.m.

There were reports of possible explosions heard inside the building. All employees were evacuated and accounted for, according to SDFD.

The fire was knocked down at 10:38 p.m., SDFD said.

No one was injured.

Officials said it appears there were Christmas decorations inside the tractor trailer.

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