Investigators say arson is suspected in a blaze that destroyed 14 big-rig tractors and several trailers at California’s Harris Farms cattle operation, the state’s largest cattle feeder, beef processor and beef marketer.
Fresno County sheriff’s investigators say the trucks in a storage yard were burning when firefighters and deputies arrived at the Coalinga property early Sunday at Interstate 5 and State Route 145.
The Fresno Bee reports the fire was extinguished in 45 minutes.
A Harris Farms spokesman didn’t have a damage figure.
The company says it doesn’t expect any disruption in operations.
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