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Highway 3 near Osoyoos is down to one lane alternating after RV fire

The RV was engulfed in flames Sunday night
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Highway 3 east of Osoyoos is open to one lane alternating traffic after a RV caught fire Sunday night.

Around 9:30 p.m. Anarchist Mountain Fire Department were called to Highway 3 near Chapman Road for a RV that was fully engulfed.

The highway was shut down in both directions for an hour while firefighters put out the blaze. A plume of black smoke could be seen from Osoyoos.

It’s not known if there were any injuries involved or what caused the fire.



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Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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