November 17, 2019
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Electrical issue likely cause of car fire at Bangor Home Depot parking lot

Courtesy of Allyson Seel-Sorenson
Courtesy of Allyson Seel-Sorenson
Firefighters responded to a car on fire in the parking lot of Home Depot in Bangor on Monday.

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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