Black smoke billows from a truck fire Tuesday afternoon. (Amy Watts photo)

Black smoke billows from a truck fire Tuesday afternoon. (Amy Watts photo)

Fire dept. responds to truck fire in Williams Lake

The truck was stationed at Bob Paterson Homes Inc.

  • Oct. 1, 2019 2:06 p.m.

The Williams Lake fire department is responding to a truck fire in Williams Lake Tuesday afternoon at Bob Paterson Homes Inc.

A plume of black smoke was visible coming from the location at Highway 97 and Mackenzie Avenue South.

RCMP controlled traffic while firefighters put out a fully engulfed truck that was in the parking lot of the business. No buildings were on fire, however, any damage to any buildings is unknown at this time.

Witnesses on scene saw flames shooting out of the truck at about 1:30 p.m.



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Fire dept. responds to truck fire in Williams Lake

Williams Lake firefighters extinguish truck fire at Bob Paterson Homes Inc. in the 1200 block of Mackenzie Avenue South Tuesday afternoon. (Angie Mindus photo)

Williams Lake firefighters extinguish truck fire at Bob Paterson Homes Inc. in the 1200 block of Mackenzie Avenue South Tuesday afternoon. (Angie Mindus photo)

A plume of smoke can be seen off Highway 97 on Mackenzie Avenue South. (Angie Mindus photo)

A plume of smoke can be seen off Highway 97 on Mackenzie Avenue South. (Angie Mindus photo)