Vernon Fire Rescue Service Engine 1 and Wildland 1 responded to a vehicle fire on Commonage Rd, just west of Bailey Rd, shortly after 10 am on February 24, 2023.
When firefighters arrived, the truck was fully involved, belching thick black smoke into the sky. The fire had also spread to the grass next to the road. Vernon Fire Rescue quickly extinguished the fire. RCMP and BC Forest Service also attended the scene, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Commonage Rd was closed for a while.