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7 junkyard cars catch fire (Video)

By Victoria Advocate
March 12, 2013 at 3:12 a.m.
Updated March 13, 2013 at 3:13 a.m.

Junkyard cars catch fire about 1 p.m. Tuesday near Main and Mockingbird streets.


Junk cars burn near Main St.

Seven junk cars caught fire Tuesday afternoon in a lot at C&D Auto Parts, 205 W. Mockingbird Lane.

Victoria Fire Department personnel responded to a call at 12:36 p.m. and found the junk cars on fire, said Battalion Chief Bubba Bayer.

Victoria Fire Marshal Tom Legler said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

"I do not know the exact sequence of events," Legler said. "Grass in the area was burned, but it was confined to the area around the cars."

Firefighters were on scene until 2:02 p.m.




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