A vehicle caught fire on 31st Street, across from the Village Green Shopping Centre Thursday, Sept. 1. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

A vehicle caught fire on 31st Street, across from the Village Green Shopping Centre Thursday, Sept. 1. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Car catches fire near Vernon mall

Driver appears unharmed, 31st Street closed to traffic

An SUV suffered some damage after a fire broke out in the vehicle Thursday.

Firefighters were called to the car fire on 31st Street, across from the Village Green Shopping Centre shortly before noon Sept. 1

The street, in front of the Railway Plaza, is currently closed to traffic.

RCMP are also on scene, speaking with the driver, who appears to be OK.

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