This tractor-trailer unit burned while idling at the Big Eddy Market on Sunday

Rig goes up in flames at Big Eddy Market

The cab of a tractor-trailer was totally destroyed in noon-hour blaze at the Big Eddy Market on Sunday, May 12.

The cab of a tractor-trailer was totally destroyed in noon-hour blaze at the Big Eddy Market on Sunday, May 12.

An RCMP spokesperson said the driver went inside the market and left the truck running in order to cool it down. A passerby then noticed the truck was on fire.

The cause of the fire is not yet known, although police suspect it was a mechanical issue.

They estimated the damages at $100,000. There were no injuries or other property damage.

 

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