The fire at the Penticton Toyota dealership was visible from the surrounding area earlier on May 11. (Stephanie Lawrence - Facebook)

The fire at the Penticton Toyota dealership was visible from the surrounding area earlier on May 11. (Stephanie Lawrence - Facebook)

VIDEO: Damage to the rear portion of Penticton Toyota is ‘extensive’ after devastating blaze

A pair of firefighters suffered minor injuries while fighting the blaze

Parts of the Penticton Toyota dealership were destroyed after a “major” fire tore through the building on Wednesday morning.

Fire crews from Penticton and Summerland responded to the blaze at around 4:35 a.m. Five trucks arrived to smoke and flames at the rear end of the building.

Penticton deputy fire chief Rob Trousdell is calling the damage to the back of the dealership “extensive.”

A pair of firefighters suffered minor injuries while on scene, Trousdell added.

Penticton Fire has not confirmed whether or not the fire is suspicious, as of Thursday morning, May 12.

The investigation is ongoing.

PHOTOS: Fire rips through Penticton Toyota dealership


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