Once a year, food truck vendors like Frank Collazo are required to pass a health inspection and a fire safety inspection.
"They said a lady had been shot out of the truck from the explosion," Ellis said. "A girl was walking by from the nail salon and her whole back got sprayed with debris. She was screaming all the way up the street, 'I'm on fire! I want my mom! I want my mom!' And then a man sitting on his porch actually got caught with fire as well. It was pretty bad."
Lulu Blues, a new food truck that serves French crepes, suffered an engine fire on its first official day of service.
Kinnerson is already well-known for his food. He currently runs a food truck that serves businesses and locations from Carencro to Washington and as far west as Eunice, but now he will have a permanent location.
Topped with yellow mustard, a thin chili - existing somewhere on the spectrum between sauce and tailgaiting chili - and raw white onion, it's a multi-napkin affair. In a city starved for hot dogs, it's a welcome addition.
Not all food trucks undergo fire safety checks, Region hears
Savory food and fire safety tips will be the theme of this month's Food Truck Tuesdays event, according to a City of Palm Coast news release.
It's just a way to keep our name out there, a way to serve the public, and our community," said co-owner Jenny LeBlanc. "It's a way to stay alive and a way to keep our employees on payrol
A bill being introduced in the City Council today would make it a lot harder for food trucks to find a spot to sell their delicious wares. Councilmember Margaret Chin is introducing legislation to crack down on food trucks that operate in front of a fire hydrant
The trailer of the truck was ripped apart, but there were no reported injuries.