Crash alert: Road shut down when multiple vehicles catch fire
GRAND ISLAND, NE – Authorities are trying to find out what caused a car fire that caused multiple vehicles to go up in flames in Hall County Sunday night.
KSNB reported firefighters were dispatched to the scene at about 6:55 p.m. for a vehicle fire at 420 St. Paul Road in Grand Island.
Upon arrival they called for backup due to additional cars that had caught fire. A Grand Island Battalion Chief said a total of nine vehicles from two mechanic shops were damaged by the fires, but neither building sustained structural damage.
Part of St. Paul Road was shut down as emergency crews responded. The incident has been labeled as suspicious and an investigation is underway into what started the original fire.
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