A spectacular video uploaded to YouTube captures an air tanker flying in and unloading hundreds of gallons of flame retardant on a smoldering truck on a highway in the Canadian wilderness.

The video, which has currently garnered over 210,000 views on YouTube, was uploaded late last week and initially shows the aftermath of an accident appearing to involve multiple vehicles, including a truck.

Due to the close proximity of the accident to a small forest, as well as the remote location it occurred in, firefighters decided to call air support.

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Water Bomber Extinguishes Truck Fire

The video initially shows the aftermath of an accident which left a truck on fire. (Image credit: YouTube)

Water Bomber Extinguishes Truck Fire

Authorities, concerned the fire could grow out of control, called in air support. (Image credit: YouTube).

Water Bomber Extinguishes Truck Fire

The air tank deployed hundreds of gallons of flame retardant on the smoldering truck. (Image credit: YouTube)

Water Bomber Extinguishes Truck Fire

The scene after the tanker dropped the massive load of flame retardant on the truck. (Image credit: YouTube)

According to the Daily Mail, the incident took place on July 29 in a tiny town of only 650 people.

The town, Churchhill Falls, is reportedely more than 150 miles from the nearest city of any size.

The driver of the truck was able to escape his vehicle and survived the incident.

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