Rollover starts grass fire in Darfield

Semi rollover on Highway 5 in the Darfield area on May 17 caused a grass fire

A semi rollover on Highway 5 in the Darfield area on May 17 caused a grass fire alongside the roadway.  Barriere Volunteer Fire Department attended with six members to extinguish the blaze

A semi rollover on Highway 5 in the Darfield area on May 17 caused a grass fire alongside the roadway. Barriere Volunteer Fire Department attended with six members to extinguish the blaze

A semi rollover on Highway 5 in the Darfield area on May 17 caused a grass fire alongside the roadway.  Barriere Volunteer Fire Department attended with six members to extinguish the blaze, which had already been partially knocked down with fire extinguishers by those at the scene.  BC Ambulance was on scene first to attend to the driver who was taken to Royal Inland Hospital. RCMP and Barriere Search and Rescue also attended.  Cause of the accident is under investigation.