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Vehicle fire under investigation in Visalia

The Visalia Fire Department is investigating an early morning car fire that threatened a home, Battalion Chief Brian Adney said.

Adney said fire crews responded to a home at 701 S. Sowell St. around 4:38 a.m. on Sunday for a report of a burning 1991 Jeep Cherokee, Flames threatened the residence.

Firefighters extinguished the flames and avoided any damage to nearby structures.

The Jeep was a total loss, with an estimated $2,000 in damages, Adney said.

No injuries were reported.

Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado: 559-441-6304, @cres_guez

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