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Fire scorches car parked outside Margate home

Fire extinguished before spreading to home, authorities say

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(Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Department)

MARGATE, Fla. – A fire scorched a car parked outside a home in Margate Thursday morning, authorities said.

The fire was reported about 10:30 a.m. in the 6100 block of Southwest First Street.

Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Department officials said the car was parked about 3 feet from the home and the fire had already spread to a nearby pickup truck when firefighters arrived.

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Authorities said the fire was extinguished before it could spread to the home.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 


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