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Flames roar through vehicle at Swan Lake

Flames roar through a vehicle along Highway 97 at Swan Lake Sunday afternoon. - Teresa fennell photo
Flames roar through a vehicle along Highway 97 at Swan Lake Sunday afternoon.
— image credit: Teresa fennell photo

There was little that could be done to save a burning vehicle Sunday afternoon.

A vehicle is destroyed by fire at the Swan Lake boat launch off Highway 97  at about 2:15 p.m.

Officials with the BX-Swan Lake Fire Department, believed the fire began after a cigarette butt was not discarded properly and ignited items in the backseat of the vehicle.

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