A recycling truck caught on fire at a Maple Ridge gas station and a nearby Tim Horton’s was evacuated.
Emergency crews responded to the fire just after 10 a.m. Tuesday after report of a huge plume of smoke at a gas station by the former Safeway location off Dewdney Trunk Road near Maple Meadows Way.
A recycling truck was on fire at the gas station by what is now FreshCo.
The driver of the vehicle has been located.
Some businesses in the area, including a Tim Horton’s, were evacuated.
The entire cab of the truck was destroyed, and firefighters were using a chainsaw and axes to cut into it.
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