There were no injuries reported after a commercial truck caught on fire on Highway 1, Sept. 24.
Revelstoke RCMP responded to the incident approximately 10 kilometres west of Revelstoke and said in a news release that the driver was applying the brakes and saw fire coming from the rear passenger tires.
A timely rainfall helped extinguish the blaze, the RCMP added.
The load consisted of mechanical parts on wooden pallets.
Highway 1 was closed for 30 minutes at the time before a single-lane of alternating traffic was opened.