Truck fire temporarily closed entrance to VanderYacht Park

dump truck fire in 1900 block of washington street 2018-02-05
Dump truck fire in the 1900 block of Washington Street (February 5, 2018). Photo: Discover Ferndale
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Washington Street between 2nd Avenue and Portal Way, including the access into and out of VanderYacht Park was temporarily closed for about 40 minutes while fire crews dealt with a dump truck fire in a vacant lot.

Whatcom County Fire District 7 (WCFD7) crews were dispatched to the fire about 4:40pm.

The fire appeared to be limited to the passenger and engine compartments and was quickly extinguished.

Ferndale Police could be seen investigating the scene of the fire.

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WCFD7 Division Chief Ben Boyko said the truck’s owner had been contacted.