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The original item was published from 10/9/2012 8:40:22 PM to 10/17/2012 12:05:01 AM.

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Posted on: October 9, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Car Fire Spreads To House, Displaces Couple

Fire investigators continue to investigate what caused a car to catch fire, then spread to the house it was parked next to.

Reportedly, the male occupant of the home went to start the 2000 Volkswagon Cabriolet. He went back inside the home to get something and heard an explosion. When he went back to the car that was parked under the carport next to the house, the engine compartment was on fire and the flames soon spread to the home. The flames quickly spread up the side of the house and to the roof and attic area causing significant damage. The inside of the home sustained a considerable amount of smoke and water damage. The couple who lived in the home is displaced.

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