STOCKTON (CBS13) — Firefighters say a railcar that caught fire in Stockton early Tuesday morning is expected to smolder for several days.
Stockton Fire officials say crews responded to the scene on the railroad tracks off N. Union Street, near East Roosevelt Street, around 3 a.m. for a report of smoke coming from a railcar.READ MORE: Stagg High Stabbing Suspect Anthony Gray Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation
At the scene, firefighters found the railcar heavily involved. The railcar was filled with paper products stacked about eight feet high.READ MORE: Boosted Californians Getting COVID At Twice The Rate Of Those Vaccinated But Not Boosted
With that much fuel, firefighters expect the fire to continue to smolder for a couple of days.
Crews are waiting for the rail company to help move the car to a different location.MORE NEWS: Applications Now Open For $10K Grants For Sacramento Artists
Exactly what started the fire is now under investigation.