Creston Fire Rescue (CFR) was called to a hay bale fire in the heart of downtown Canyon Street.

At approximately 6:40 p.m on July 28, 2020, crews arrived to put out the smoldering hay in the back of a Ford F 350 parked outside of Jimmy’s Pub.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, no new information is available as of yet.

During the incident a second fire was discovered by a local resident at the Valley Wash Laundromat a mere two blocks away. Two Creston RCMP cruisers arrived with fire extinguishers to deal with the smoke emanating from a dumpster behind the laundromat.

More details to come as new information is provided.

(supplied by Jensen Shields)