Driver snuffs out small garbage truck fire in Okanagan

Driver snuffs out small garbage truck fire in Okanagan

No injuries in minor blaze in District of Coldstream

Smoke and flames coming out from under the hood, the driver of a garbage truck was quick to jump into action Wednesday, April 15.

The driver managed to snuff the blaze with a fire extinguisher prior to Coldstream Fire Department crews arriving on scene. The small fire was sparked around noon Wednesday on Cosens Bay Road, near Coldstream Creek Road.

A hydraulic system failure is the suspected cause of the blaze. There were no injuries.

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