Truck fire sparked by O' ring

A FIRE in the engine bay of a haul truck at an underground metals mine in New South Wales has been sparked by a faulty O-ring, the NSW Resources Regulator has found.

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The Regulator's image of the incident

The haul truck had exited the portal and was driving to the surface park up area 100m away when the engine suddenly caught on fire and flames shot out from the exhaust guard.