13.02.2012

Loader crane disrupts Amsterdam traffic

A loader crane caught fire on Friday in Amsterdam after its boom became entangled in the overhead tram power lines.

The incident occurred on the Muiderstraat on Friday morning when the truck with a loader crane and grab was working alongside the tram lines, its boom was raised to the point where it tangles in the power lines and caught fire.
The truck hit the overhead tram power lines

We understand that there were no injuries, but trams 9 and 14, 25, 16 and 24 were disrupted while the fire department extinguished and removed the truck.
Another picture of the truck that caught fire

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