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Van burns in restaurant parking lot in Austin

The Austin Fire Department responded to a call for vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

Austin Fire Truck
Austin Fire Truck

AUSTIN — The Austin Fire Department responded to a call for a vehicle fire Tuesday afternoon.

Mower County Sheriff Steve Sandvik said sheriff's deputies, along with Austin police and fire personnel, responded to a call concerning a car on fire in the parking lot of a bar and grill in the 2500 block of 11th Street Northeast at about 5 p.m. The vehicle, a 2014 Chrysler Town and Country van, was unoccupied at the time.

Fire department crews extinguished the blaze, but the vehicle was a total loss, Sandvik said. No value was put on the damage.

No one was injured during the incident. 

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