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Newark Firefighters Extinguish Overnight Car Fire


Police reported no injuries in a vehicle fire ignited in a residential area in the city's South Ward Saturday. 

The early morning fire ignited a car at 25 Hunter Street around 3:30 a.m. 

Firefighters arrived and found the car fully involved in flames, but after crews swiftly knocked the blaze down, no trapped or injured occupants were inside. 

Authorities said firefighters extinguished the fire before extending flames caused significant damage to a nearby home. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.