THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Fire Rescue has battled a large fire on West Arthur Street. The fire located at Premier Used Truck Parts and Monteith Heavy Equipment Rental was a three-alarm blaze.
At approximately 8:00 pm yesterday evening, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue received a call for a structural fire at a large heavy equipment maintenance garage on West Arthur St.
First arriving crews encountered a large garage, which was fully involved in fire, explosions were heard from inside the garage which was full of heavy equipment.
2nd and 3rd alarms were called bringing a total of 7 Pumpers, 2 Aerial devices, a water tanker and a Command vehicle, along with 30 fire fighters. Crews remained on scene overnight dousing hot spots, and Arthur St which was closed during fire fighting operations reopened at 06:00 am this morning.
There were no injuries to report, and the fire is under investigation
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue currently on the scene of a large structure fire at a commercial trucking company. Multiple Explosions. Third Alarm called. 7 Pumper’s, 2 Aerials, 1 tanker, PC pic.twitter.com/4VSWyRJOBL
— Dennis Brescacin (@tbpffapresident) February 20, 2019
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