Flames engulf vehicle

Published 10:22 am Monday, August 15, 2016

Officers responded to a vehicle fire around 4:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of 11th Street Northwest on Sunday.

According to Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger, the owner of a 2002 red Dodge van attempted to jump start his or her vehicle earlier in the day and left it running in the driveway. The owner later heard cracking noises and the engine compartment started on fire.

The car was engulfed in flames and the Austin Fire Department put out the fire. There was no estimated damage or injuries.

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