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The City of Yellowknife fire division responded to a car on fire in the middle of the downtown Liquor Store parking lot, Tuesday.

Fire fighters were attending the scene shortly before 1 p.m. as flames and black smoke were spotted billowing out of a beige four-door car as passersby watched.

No one appeared to be injured from the incident when NNSL Media appeared on scene.

A portion of 51 Avenue was also blocked off at the 50 Street intersection.

This story will be updated.

 

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Simon Whitehouse

Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University...

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