Fuel tanker collides with semi-truck outside Port Everglades

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A fuel tanker collided with a semi-truck outside Port Everglades on Thursday morning.

The crash happened at Ellen Drive at the entry of the port about 11:50 a.m.

No injuries were reported, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue.

Because of how the trucks collided, BSO officials said they were careful to avoid causing a spark when pulling them apart. The tanker was full of fuel.

BSO foamed the area around the trucks and pulled them apart without sparking a fire.

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