Electrical issue likely cause of car fire at Bangor Home Depot parking lot

Posted Aug. 11, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 11, 2014, at 7:23 p.m.

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BANGOR, Maine — No injuries were reported as city firefighters responded to a car blaze on Stillwater Avenue Monday.

Crews were dispatched to the Home Depot parking lot shortly before 1 p.m., Bangor Fire Capt. John Prentiss said.

When crews arrived, fire was coming out of the passenger side of a Ford Focus, but Prentiss said firefighters were able to hose it down within minutes.

Prentiss said an electrical issue is the likely cause of the fire.

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