The Salmo Fire Department was called out to battle a blaze on Airport Road.

The Salmo Fire Department was called out to battle a blaze on Airport Road.

Salmo blaze destroys Scrap King office

Firefighters were called out Thursday morning to battle the blaze on Airport Road.

The Salmo Fire Department was called out to Airport Road on Thursday morning to battle a blaze at Scrap King Auto Wrecking and Towing.

“The office is gone,” said Salmo Fire Chief David Hearn.

He described the building as a “one-storey modular” and said it was completely burned to the ground.

Two Salmo engines and a tender, plus one engine and a tender from Ymir we called out to battle the place.

At  4 p.m. the same day, crews were still on scene as the wreckage continued to smoulder.

No injuries have been reported and no word on what caused the fire has been released.