A transport truck burst into flames around 5 pm today. REAL Concerned citizens reported seeing thick black smoke from all over town, many pictures and videos were uploaded.
An eyewitness on the scene told TRCCTB in an interview that Ann employee was using a grinder to salvage some parts from a decommissioned transport when the grass quickly caught fire and quickly engulfed the vehicle in flames.
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, Superior North EMS, Thunder Bay Police, and CN emergency services were on scene handling the situation. About a dozen Firefighters were on location along with 3 paramedics and several police.
Nobody was injured in the blaze, and the flames were under control at the time of this writing.