Kootenay Boundary Fire and Rescue responded to a Fruitvale fire Thursday, Oct. 20.

Firefighters put out truck fire in Fruitvale

Regional fire and rescue was called to a fire on Old Salmo Road early Thursday morning

Firefighters were called out to a truck fire in Fruitvale at 2 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 20) morning.

Seven crew members from Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue’s (KBRFR) Trail and Fruitvale stations responded to the 2:20 a.m. call on Old Salmo Road.

According to the KBRFR release, a flatbed truck full of firewood was ablaze and threatening nearby structures.

Crews extinguished the fire with foam and water, stopping it from spreading. The incident was under control by 2:41 a.m.

The cause of the fire is undetermined.

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