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UPDATE 11:00 A.M. 

Tuesday morning's 5:00 a.m. car fire was actually the second of its kind over night in Rutland. 

RCMP Cst. Kris Clark confirms the first car was set on fire was around 3:00 a.m. at Collison Road and Ziprick Road. While the second car fire, shown in the video above, took place around 5:00 a.m. on Scarboro Road.

Clark says both vehicles are being treated as arson and are suspicious in nature, but would not confirm whether the two are related. 

Did you witness of these fires? Send photos and video to [email protected] 


ORIGINAL STORY:

Kelowna fire fighters were called to a car fire early Tuesday morning.

The fire started around 5 a.m., but by the time crews arrived the vehicle was fully engulfed.

As the car exploded in flames it set off the alarms of other vehicles nearby.

Bradley Boschee says,"My wife and I woke up to the sound of a car honking, when we looked out our window, this is what we saw (referring to the inferno outside his window - video).

The vehicle was parked in the back of a home on Scarboro Road, it was completely destroyed.

The incident is being investigated.

 

 

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