Sunday morning vehicle fire for Castlegar Fire Department

No one inside vehicle found burning on Blueberry Road near Fairview

FILE: A Castlegar tire truck.

Castlegar fire crews responded to an early morning call about a burning vehicle on Blueberry Road, near the gravel pits across from Fairview, on Sunday, Aug. 11.

“There may be a police report coming about this one,” said Castlegar Fire Chief Gerry Rempel by phone as crews were mopping up.

Rempel said the call came in at 5:30 a.m. and it appeared the vehicle had been vandalized.

“No one was inside,” he said.

Crews were able to fully extinguish the fire before it could spread to neighbouring wooded areas.

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