Firefighters responded to a snowmobile fire in rural Lumby at 10 a.m. this morning. (Black Press file photo)

Fuel leak causes snowmobile fire in Lumby

No one was injured in the incident

A Lumby man was likely startled but reportedly unharmed after his snowmobile caught fire on Franklin Road in Lumby this morning. Lumby fire chief Tony Clayton said firefighters who responded to the incident, which occurred around 10 a.m. this morning, reported that the blaze ignited while owner was doing some maintenance on the vehicle.

“It had a small fuel leak and the fuel ignited and burnt up the snowmobile,” Clayton said.

Morning Star Staff


@VernonNews
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

PHOTOS: Revelstoke celebrates Earth Day in style

The third annual ‘Trashion Show’ drew about a hundred people to Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Sunshine forecasted all week

Temperatures will range from 14 to 20 degrees

Alberta man dies in snowmobile collision near Revelstoke

The incident occurred on Boulder Mountain Friday morning

Open letter to Premier John Horgan

LETTER: Group called First Things First Okanagan promotes action on climate change

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club hope to host major competitions

They are enlarging their parking lot, stadium area, and building short technical race trails

Talent show benefits African orphanage

Summerland Secondary School students organized fundraiser

Renewed plea for answers in 40-year-old B.C. cold case

The family of Lawrence Wellington Allard is hoping a private reward will get them some closure

UPDATED: Arrest made after van hits pedestrians in Toronto

Police are not saying what is the extent of injuries yet

Deadline approaches for regional business excellence awards

Awards in June will celebrate top businesses in the Thompson Okanagan region

B.C. farmland values grew at slower rate in 2017: report

Vancouver Island saw the highest growth in the province

MMIW drone team fundraising for summer searches

Organizers expect the searches to expand this summer

Turbulent times for outgoing B.C. Lieutenant Governor

Judith Guichon ends term today, returns to Nicola Valley ranch

NHL playoffs weekly roundup

Maple Leafs look to stay alive tonight as they face elimination against Boston on home ice

Woman found dead in car in Kamloops

A woman was found dead in a car in Kamloops, while two men also found unconscious

Most Read