Crews douse fire in truck on highway

Crews douse a fire inside a truck May 7 east of Faust.

Richard Froese
South Peace News

Fire crews quickly doused a fire in a truck travelling east of Faust on May 7.

“It was a mechanical fire,” High Prairie RCMP S/Sgt. Warren Wright says.

Police did not respond to the scene on Highway 2 since the matter was under Big Lakes County Fire Services, he says.

Fire crews from Faust, Kinuso and Enilda extinguished the blaze, says a witness.

No details were available from Big Lakes Councty Fire Services.

A STARS air ambulance helicopter was also called to the scene.

The burned truck is ready to be removed from the scene. Photo courtesy of Collet Raymond Photography.

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