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The front passenger seat of a Jeep Grand Cherokee was charred in a fire Friday afternoon in Alexandria. The fire is believed to have started in the rear passenger seat. (photo by Al Edenloff)

Man injured in vehicle fire in Alexandria

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A vehicle fire in Alexandria this afternoon caused burn injuries.

Alexandria firefighters responded to the scene on 6th Avenue near Maple Street at about 2 p.m.


No official report has been released yet but witnesses on the scene said that flames were shooting out of the sports utility vehicle and the fire may have ignited from a can of hairspray.

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