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Newark Firefighters Extinguish Car Fire on Bergen Street

By rlsmetro on
Newark

By: Tracie Carter 

Police reported no injuries in a car fire that erupted near University Hospital Monday afternoon. 

It happened around 3:50 p.m. on bergen Street, less than a block from the West Market Street intersection. 

Firefighters arrived at the scene and found the vehicle fully involved in flames just past the Mcdonalds' restaurant drive-thru. 

Fire

The driver managed to exit the vehicle shortly before the flames became more intense. 

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze in several minutes with a check of the vehicle revealing no trapped or injured occupants. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.