Crane Accidents

Crane Caught in Fire


Corpus Christi, Texas

A crane operator had a lucky escape last week, in Corpus Christi, Texas, after a hydrogen pipe failed and caught fire at a CITGO refinery. The fire quickly spread to a Rough Terrain crane which then caught fire itself.

The operator was able to escape unharmed from the crane, a Terex RT belonging to local rental company Scott Macon Equipment. No one was injured in the accident.

Crane Caught in Fire 5-8-2015 10-37-30 AM























The burned out crane

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