Truck fire forces evacuation of Lake Country gas station

Truck fire forces evacuation of Lake Country gas station

No one was injured as firefighters quickly contained blaze at the Shell on Sunday afternoon

A gas station in Lake Country was evacuated Sunday afternoon when flames and smoke began pouring from a pickup truck parked at the pumps.

Firefighters arrived at the Shell on Highway 97 around 1:30 p.m. and quickly brought the fire under control.

An employee at the station said he was able to go back inside around 3 p.m. when he began mopping up the water that had accumulated from the automated sprinkler system.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire in the truck is unknown.