At approximately 7:45 p.m. on Feb. 8, Salmon Arm firefighters from Hall 3 responded to reports of a semi-truck’s brakes lighting on fire and successfully put out the vehicle fire. (Blake Floto photo)

Salmon Arm firefighters extinguish vehicle fire on Trans-Canada

Brakes of semi-trailer caught fire Friday evening

At approximately 7:45 p.m. on Feb. 8, reports came in of a vehicle fire on the Trans-Canada Highway in Salmon Arm, prompting a response from fighters in Salmon Arm’s Hall 3.

Related: Residential fire contained to garage, residents and dog safely evacuated

Fire crews responded to find the brakes of a semi-trailer had caught fire, and they were successfully able to extinguish the vehicle fire before it escalated into anything more serious.

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