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Deputies give update on vehicle fire at mall: Flames started after major oil leak

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The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the vehicle fire that destroyed an SUV at the Finger Lakes Premium Outlets earlier this week.

According to a news release, deputies observed a completely burned out vehicle, which was put out by the Junius Fire Department.

Finger Lakes Partners (Billboard)

The vehicle was deemed to be a total loss and valued around $40,000. According to the sheriff’s office there were no injuries reported and the vehicle was fully insured.

The sheriff’s office noted that reports on scene indicated that the fire started from a major oil leak in the engine area.