Vehicle fire threatens house early Saturday, June 24, 2023, in Monroe County, Indiana

Courtesy photo – Monroe Fire Protection District

Staff report

Bloomington, Ind. – June 24, 2023

Firefighters responded to an early Saturday vehicle fire threatening a house on South Strain Ridge Road, according to the Monroe Fire Protection District. The incident took place at approximately 4:15 a.m.

Dispatch told firefighters on the way to the scene that a vehicle fire was spreading toward the residence. Engine 21 reached the location first and relayed that a car vehicle adjacent to the house was fully engulfed in flames, posing a threat to nearby structures.

The firefighters of Engine 21 launched an attack on the fire, extinguishing it within a matter of minutes. However, the vehicle was a total loss, and the house sustained some heat damage.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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