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: Dramatic Price Drop At Pump Draws Drivers To Galt Gas Station
At the scene, firefighters found the railcar heavily involved. The railcar was filled with paper products stacked about eight feet high.READ MORE: Jewelry Store Owner Says Suspects Stole 300K Worth of Merchandise
With that much fuel, firefighters expect the fire to continue to smolder for a couple of days.
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Exactly what started the fire is now under investigation.