An SUV fully engulfed in flames was discovered by a passing motorist on Commonage Road, near Rose’s Pond, at 4 a.m. Tuesday.
The motorist called 911 who dispatched Vernon Fire Rescue Services.
“We were dispatched at 4 a.m. and we found the vehicle was not threatening any structures,” deputy fire Chief Scott Hemstad said. “There was nobody at the scene.”
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP were called in to investigate and the fire has been labelled suspicious in nature.