Fairfield firefighters deal with a tar truck that caught fire late Thursday morning while it was pumping hot tar onto the roof of the Solano County Courthouse. (Ian Thompson/Daily Republic)
Photo: Tar truck catches fire at construction site in Fairfield
Ian Thompson has worked for the Daily Republic longer than he cares to remember. A native of Oregon and a graduate of the University of Oregon, he pines for the motherland still. He covers Vacaville and Travis Air Force Base for the Daily Republic. He is an avid military history buff, wargamer and loves the great outdoors.