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Fire totals minivan near downtown Rochester

A 2001 Chrysler minivan was a total loss Monday night after catching fire in a southeast Rochester parking lot, according to police.

An officer noticed the fire at a parking lot in the 200 block of Civic Center Drive Southeast while on routine patrol.

The Rochester Fire Department extinguished the fire. The main part of the fire was in the front half of the vehicle, according to police Capt. Brian Winters. The owner of the vehicle had parked the car at 6 p.m. and wasn't sure what may have caused the fire, he added.

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