A dump truck went up in flames Monday afternoon near Cumberland. Photo by Chris Behrens

A dump truck went up in flames Monday afternoon near Cumberland. Photo by Chris Behrens

VIDEO: Truck goes up in flames near Cumberland Monday

A truck caught fire Monday afternoon on Cumberland Road just west of the Inland Island Highway underpass.

Around 5 p.m., the Cumberland Fire Department and the Comox Valley RCMP attended the scene. The driver of the truck escaped from the burning vehicle.

Chris Behrens captured the fire on his phone:

The Cumberland Fire Department remained on scene for hours while the truck smoldered.