Waterloo Regional Police Respond to Reports of a Vehicle Fire in Waterloo

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Waterloo Region, Ontario  Emergency services responded to a vehicle fire in Waterloo.

On December 7, 2023, at approximately 10:15 a.m., emergency services responded to the area of Erb Street West and University Ave West for reports of a vehicle fire caused by a down electrical wire.

A cement truck made contact with a live hydro line causing a small fire. Emergency services were able to extinguish the fire quickly. Due to the incident, roads were temporarily closed for the investigation and safety. 

There were no reports of physical injuries and the Ministry of Labour was notified of the incident.

WA233347356 (940)

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
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519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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