Yellowknife

Cement truck catches fire in Yellowknife, nobody hurt


A Capital Transit Mix cement truck caught fire in Yellowknife this morning. The fire is not suspicious in nature, an employee from the company told Cabin Radio.

The employee, who did not want to give their name, said nobody was hurt in the fire at around 8:30am.

Yellowknife's fire department was called to the scene and extinguished the fire in approximately 15 minutes.

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Capital Transit Mix is currently investigating the cause of the fire. The company currently suspects a wiring issue may be to blame.

The employee said truck is “a write-off."

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