The fire was extinguished by a single hose. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Small downtown brush fire extinguished by Quesnel Fire Department

A single truck was all that was needed to snuff out the tiny blaze

It took members of the Quesnel Fire Department only a couple minutes to respond to and extinguish a small brush fire near downtown Quesnel.

Firefighters were called to a small brush fire near the pedestrian overpass on Legion Drive just after 5:15 p.m.

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A small fire had started near the bottom of a tree, which was extinguished when a fire engine showed up. Department members worked quickly to extinguish the blaze before it could spread to nearby brown grass.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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