The distress call arrived at 2.10am to the operations room of 115, due to a fire in a truck parked in the service area Cantagallo Ovest, on the A1, southbound. The explosion occurred during the shutdown, completed from the reinforcements arrived from the central headquarters in Bologna of the fire brigade and the voluntary detachment of Monzuno. The motorway was partially interrupted during the rescue operations. The Autostrade Traffic and Personnel Police also intervened. The operations ended at 6:30.