A firefighter makes his initial attack on a stolen pickup truck fully engulfed in flame Wednesday morning in an alleyway that parallels Nicol Street between Farquhar and Needham streets.

A firefighter makes his initial attack on a stolen pickup truck fully engulfed in flame Wednesday morning in an alleyway that parallels Nicol Street between Farquhar and Needham streets.

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NANAIMO – Police are investigating a truck fire in city's south end.

A firefighter makes his initial attack on a pickup truck fully engulfed in flame Wednesday morning in an alleyway that parallels Nicol Street between Farquhar and Needham streets.

Alan Millbank, Nanaimo Fire Rescue fire prevention officer, said the fire appeared to have been intentionally set and the truck was stolen. No injuries were reported. Police are investigating.