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SLFD quells fiery car Saturday afternoon

No injuries were reported Saturday afternoon following a report of a burning car outside Fareway Meat and Grocery in Spirit Lake. Spirit Lake Fire Chief Pat Daly said crews were called away from a grass fire to get the flaming vehicle under control. Crews focused their efforts on the area around the car's engine. Daly said the owner indicated a popping noise had been heard before trouble started, and Daly said the flames may have ignited after a backfire of some kind.

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