Vehicle fire under investigation

Firefighters say the blaze was most likely caused by mechanical issues.

Chris Stedile

Rossland News

One vehicle was left destroyed Sunday afternoon after what is believed to be a mechanical fire.

Trail firefighter Lee Depellegrin said nobody was injured and no additional property damage was inflicted.

The fire began on Macleod Avenue sometime around 4 p.m. with the call being received at 4:28 p.m.. Firefighters arrived on scene within ten minutes and had the blaze extinguished by 4:45 p.m..

“The vehicle was parked quite close to a residence but they knocked it down before any damage was caused,” Depellegrin said.

A total of five Rossland firefighters were on scene along with two from Trail.

The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation.