A wheel brake caught fire on a trailer carrying 38,000 pounds of liquid nitrogen earlier today in Hilo.
Fifteen Hawaii County firefighters responded to the scene with the first unit arriving at 2:24 a.m., according to a news release. Firefighters extinguished the fire at 2:27 a.m. and cooled down the tank.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
No gas leaks were reported. No injuries were reported.