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Police seeking driver after car catches fire in Vernon Bridge

Kings District RCMP are seeking the driver of a light-coloured Nissan Altima that caught fire in Vernon Bridge, P.E.I., on Wednesday.

Driver and license plate gone when police arrived on scene

RAW Car on fire (Submitted by Cynthia King) 1:17

Kings District RCMP are seeking the driver of a light-coloured Nissan Altima that caught fire in Vernon Bridge, P.E.I., on Wednesday.

The Vernon River Fire Department responded to the blaze, which was peppered with several small explosions.

Cst. Wade Peardon said no one was hurt, and when he arrived on the scene the driver was gone, and the license plate from the car was missing.

Peardon said police are investigating and would like to talk to the driver of the car.

With files from Donna Allen