A vehicle on fire in the 1000 block of Veteran Drive occurred on Sunday morning. The vehicle rolled down a driveway where firefighters doused the flames before they could extend to the nearby house. Photo courtesy of Skylar Noe-Vack

Firefighters douse car fire before it extends to nearby house

Penticton firefighters were called to West Bench on Sunday morning

Residents of the 1000 block of Veteran Drive were awoken by a fire around 4:12 a.m. on Sunday morning.

A vintage collector truck in the West Bench area was fully involved and rolled down a grass hill into a driveway, coming to a stop about 25 feet from a house.

Penticton firefighters quickly knocked down the fire before it could jump to the house.

It is unknown how the fire started. RCMP are investigating the matter.

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