Vehicle fire sends up smoke plume in downtown Yellowknife

A Chevrolet Cruze caught fire in downtown Yellowknife on Monday evening, sending a small smoke plume across a few blocks as firefighters responded.

One fire truck and a municipal enforcement vehicle quickly arrived at the scene in an alley behind the offices of NNSL, home to the Yellowknifer newspaper, on 50 Street.

There was no indication that anyone was hurt.


Firefighters had extinguished the fire within 15 minutes of Cabin Radio reaching the scene.

The cause of the vehicle fire was not immediately confirmed.

Emelie Peacock contributed reporting.