A vehicle is up in flames along Highway 3 near Castlegar. Betsy Kline - Castlegar News

Vehicle fire occurs along Highway 3 near Castlegar

Castlegar Fire Department crews are currently attending the incident

The Castlegar Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire along Highway 3 near Crestview Crescent and the Cozy Pines Motel Wednesday afternoon.

By the time fire crews arrived, a truck hauling a small trailer was fully engulfed in flames.

The driver of the truck escaped without injury.

Highway 3 was closed for almost two hours as emergency officials dealt with the situation.

LAST WEEK: Vehicle incident causes Hwy 6 closure and power outages in Slocan Valley


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