Vernon drivers see cheapest gas prices in B.C.

A gas station on 27 Street in Vernon. said 119.9 cents was the cheapest gas price in B.C. on Tuesday morning. Megan Turcato / Global News

Drivers in Vernon got a break at the pump.

On Tuesday morning, data showed that motorists wouldn’t find lower gas prices anywhere else in B.C.

Some Vernon gas stations were advertising a litre of regular gasoline for as low as 119.9 cents.

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Meanwhile, other Vernon gas stations were refusing to be drawn into a gas price war even as their neighbours slashed prices.

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For example, the Husky on 27 Street was advertising a price of 130.9 cents while across the street and down the block, its competitors were selling gas for more than 10 cents less per litre.

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By midday Tuesday prices at almost all the Vernon gas stations had rebounded to at least 122.9. reported the average price of gasoline in B.C. was 146.9 cents on Tuesday morning.

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