Bystanders witnessed a scary sight Monday when a tow truck carrying a vehicle burst into flames in Waipio.
It happened at around 12:10 p.m. at Bradley Service Centers on Ka Uka Boulevard.
Fire officials say a “mishap” caused a tow truck belong to B&C Towing with a vehicle on its flatbed to slide down an embankment and hit a light pole.
The crash ruptured the tow truck’s fuel tank and ignited a fire.
Firefighters got the blaze under control by 12:30 p.m.
No one was inside at the time, and no injuries were reported.