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Quick thinking driver prevents truck from burning
Nakusp RCMP received a report of a garbage truck on fire along Highway 6 near Summit Lake, B.C. at approximately 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23.
"The driver of the garbage truck advised that he had been conducting garbage pickups from Castlegar while en route to Nakusp," said Cpl. R.A.Fehler with Nakusp / Slocan Lake RCMP in a release. "While travelling near Summit Lake the driver heard a loud bang come from the rear of his truck which was then followed by smoke billowing out of the rear."