Truck sets on fire after crashing into Rutland Tim Hortons

Iain Burns | December 10, 2019 in Kelowna

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A truck crashed into a Tim Hortons in Rutland last night before setting fire, readers have told KelownaNow. 

Witnesses said they saw the blazing vehicle half-way inside the Hollywood North Rd restaurant, prompting an emergency response. 

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It happened at about 10 pm, they said. 

Images from the scene show the truck smashed into the restaurant and burning, with a car nearby also on fire.

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KelownaNow will update this story with more information when the Kelowna Fire Department is available to provide it. 

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But witnesses explained that at least one person was “saved” from the fire. 

It was extinguished after firefighters rushed to the scene. 

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