Crews douse New Yr’s Day semi-truck fireplace in southeast Edmonton
Firefighters doused a blaze that damaged semi-trucks and trailers at a southeast Edmonton industrial yard on New Year’s Day.
Edmonton Fire Rescue Services told CTV News that crews were called minutes after 4:30 pm to a maintenance yard near 68 Avenue and 67 Street to find some machinery and a semi-truck on fire.
After initial firefighters arrived at 4:39 pm, two additional units were called to help.
The fire was brought under control around 40 minutes later.
There is no word on a cause as the investigation into the incident continues.
Several Edmontonians shared video footage showing plumes of black smoke coming from the fire. No injuries were reported to firefighters.