Early Morning Car Fire In West Plaza

A car fire just after midnight early this morning (Thursday) is being reported by Mexico Public Safety.

The department says they were called to the 500 block of West Jackson in West Plaza at twenty-four minutes after midnight for a 2009 Chevrolet sedan with an engine fire.

The fire was extinguished and contained to the engine compartment, but the engine suffered significant damage.

The owner said he smelled something burning, pulled over and saw the fire.

The vehicle had reportedly had mechanical issues recently, including fluid leaks.

No injuries were reported.

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