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Car takes out hydrant in downtown Kamloops

A car struck a hydrant at the corner of Columbia Street and 11th Avenue this afternoon, June 16, 2016.
June 16, 2016 - 3:44 PM

KAMLOOPS - An afternoon crash near Prince Charles Park in downtown Kamloops damaged two vehicles and took out a fire hydrant today.

Emergency services are on scene of a collision between a blue Kia Optima and a burgundy Ford pickup truck this afternoon, June 16.

Shortly after 3 p.m. the two vehicles collided at the intersection and the sedan hit a fire hydrant, sending water pouring into the street.

Kamloops Fire Rescue Capt. Dave Ferguson says crews went down the hill to check on flooding and luckily there was no extensive damage done.

Crews were shutting off the water and both vehicles have been towed away from the scene.

Ferguson says no one was injured in the crash.

— This story was updated at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 16, 2016 to add information from Kamloops Fire Rescue.

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