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Russell Grant Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire

FireRussell Grant Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire Monday morning just outside of Russell.

According to dispatch logs, at 6:47 AM Monday, a man called 911 reporting his vehicle, a Pontiac passenger car, was on fire in front of the Russell Municipal Airport on Highway 40.

The Russell Grant Township Fire Department, Russell County EMS and Russell County Sheriff's Office units were paged and responded.

Russell Grant Fire Chief Don Boxberger said the car was fully engulfed in flames when fire units arrived on scene.

The fire was extinguished.

It's unknown what caused the fire said Boxberger.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

There were no injuries.

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