Firefighters respond to car fire in Yellowknife

Last modified: December 21, 2020 at 3:21pm

Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire outside a residence on Yellowknife’s Bigelow Crescent on Monday afternoon.

Shortly after noon, passersby noticed a plume of black smoke rising into the air from the location.

Firefighters were on scene as a municipal enforcement officer blocked entry to the street. 


By 12:50pm, firefighters had left the street.

The City of Yellowknife stated in a press release that the fire was “quickly brought under control with a small amount of damage” to an adjacent home.

Yellowknife firefighters respond to the vehicle fire. Emily Blake/Cabin Radio

There were no injuries as a result of the fire.

The city said it could not comment on the cause or origins of the fire.