Truck fire closes portion of Confederation Line

A truck fire in the area of Confederation Line and Brigden Road - Oct. 16/20 (Photo courtesy of Mark Moran)

Emergency crews responded to a truck fire on the eastern edge of the city limits on Friday afternoon.

Pictures sent to Blackburn News from Mark Moran show flames engulfing a black truck and smoke billowing into the air on Confederation Line, just east of Brigden Road.

Police were closing off the area to traffic and the fire department was responding.

Further information was not immediately known.