Salmon Arm firefighters finish dousing the melted front end of a Hyundai Tucson that had caught fire in the 400 block of 20th Avenue SE on Friday, Aug. 10. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm firefighters finish dousing the melted front end of a Hyundai Tucson that had caught fire in the 400 block of 20th Avenue SE on Friday, Aug. 10. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm fire crews extinguish vehicle fire

White SUV goes up in flames in 400 block of 20th Street SE

Salmon Arm fire crews responded to a vehicle fire at appproximately 3:15 p.m. in the 400 block of 20th Street SE.

Initial reports state the fire was sparked in a Hyundai Tuscon and fire crews arrived on scene to put out the fire and ensure the fire does not spread to any structures, grass or trees.

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The fire has been extinguished but traffic in the area is being blocked in both directions as crews begin cleanup and tow the vehicle away.


 

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Salmon Arm fire crews responded to a vehicle fire near the 400 block of 20th Street SE where a white crossover SUV went up in flames. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm fire crews responded to a vehicle fire near the 400 block of 20th Street SE where a white crossover SUV went up in flames. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)