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Car catches fire in turning lane on Penticton’s Skaha Lake Road

Traffic is slowed but getting through the intersection at Brandon Avenue
Firefighters douse a blaze in a VW Bug on Skaha Lake Road. It’s not currently known what caused the fire. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Penticton firefighters are responding to a Volkswagen Bug that has caught fire on Skaha Lake Road.

Flames were visible in the vehicle shortly before 12:30 p.m.

The vehicle is located in a turning lane on Brandon Avenue. Traffic is getting through the intersection, however.

It is not currently known what caused the fire, or if there were any injuries as a result.

READ MORE: Driver escapes after car catches fire in Penticton

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