In July of 2018, we were called to a significant truck accident recovery incident on the I-90 near North Bend, Washington. A tractor-trailer had caught on fire and burned completely to the ground. Because of the range of contamination, it needed immediate spill response. Team Pro-Enviro arrived on the scene alongside Pro-Tow 24 Hour Towing, the Washington State Patrol and Washington State Department of Transportation.
On March 6, 2020, Pro-Tow received a dispatch for truck accident recovery in Ravensdale. A dump truck had gone off the road and was in the ditch, needing heavy-duty towing. We went out to attempt a straight and forced winch extraction as per the customer's request. However, when we arrived at the scene, we found an estimated 50 gallons of fuel and oil spilled because of the accident. Unfortunately, there was significant groundwater contamination that needed to be cleaned up too.
You have heard on the news that the trucking industry has become a front line during the COVID-19 pandemic. We support this industry with spill response and accident recovery services, and see first hand the impact it’s had on the industry. With a truck gets into an accident, not only is it a safety risk to the driver and everyone else on the road, it means that the transportation of goods and supplies has paused.
In this incident, Pro-Enviro was called in to help with an overturned tractor-trailer that had gone off the road at E. Valley Access Road in Auburn, WA. The trailer was loaded with quartz countertops and was severely damaged. It had also spilled a large amount of...
In this incident on November 1st, 2019, Pro-Enviro responded to a major fuel spill caused by a tire blowout that punctured a vehicle’s full fuel tank on the I-90, near Washington State. We arrived quickly on the scene with an environmental truck and secondary unit as well as a Bobcat with a sweeper attachment/dump trailer.
In this incident on November 30th, 2017, Pro-Enviro and Pro-Tow received a dispatch from Fleetnet for a double trailer tow at 9 - 16th street NW, Auburn, WA. OnSite service trucks, a certified technician and a class A driver with a heavy-duty tractor tow were dispatched to the site. When we arrived at the scene, we found the fuel tank had been damaged and was leaking fuel and needed spill recovery. The leaked fuel was also steadily flowing Northbound and had gone approximately 50 feet.
In this incident on October 21, 2019, Pro-Enviro was called to a load shift involving 50,000 lbs of rebar on a semi-truck and trailer on Southbound I-5 in Tacoma, WA. The semi-truck driver was forced to make an emergency stop after a passenger car in front of them slammed on their brakes.
On September 18, 2019, when this semi-truck and trailer jackknifed on the Interstate 5, it crashed into the guard rails. Because of the damage, both engine oil and diesel fuel spilled all over the highway during a busy traffic time. Team Pro-Enviro was called to the scene to execute effective semi truck spill recovery. We estimate about 200 gallons of hazardous fuel and oil was spilled in this incident.