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Car fire at Vancouver City Hall creates thick plume of smoke

Last Updated Oct 24, 2020 at 6:41 pm PST

A car fire at City Hall sent a plume of thick black smoke into the air. (Courtesy Twitter/@waste0ft1me)

Vancouver firefighters had to put out a car that was on fire at City Hall

Smoke was visible as far as the False Creek area

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Firefighters were called to Vancouver City Hall late Saturday afternoon and found a car engulfed in flames.

Thick, black smoke was seen billowing from the area, with some social media posts suggesting it could be seen as far as False Creek.

Some callers to NEWS 1130 believed it was an explosion.

The fire has since been extinguished and there are no reports of injuries.