No injuries as Oregon food cart explosion rocks neighborhood

An initial assessment by firefighters indicated gas lines leading to Buck Buck Food Cart’s propane tank malfunctioned, causing the blast and destroying the food truck


By Matthew Denis / The Eugene (Ore.) Register-Guard

Posted Feb 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM


EUGENE, Ore. — Whitaker neighborhood residents were shaken Sunday morning by a “huge boom” following the explosion of a popular local food cart.


Buck Buck Food Cart, located outside of Oakshire Brewing Public House on Madison Street, exploded just before 8 a.m., according to the Eugene Springfield Fire Department. An initial assessment by firefighters indicated gas lines leading to the food truck’s propane tank malfunctioned, causing the blast and destroying the food cart.


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