Firefighters respond to vehicle fire

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle fire at an apartment complex Thursday afternoon.

The 5:16 p.m. callout sent firefighters to the Meadowood Apartments, 660 Rumbach Ave.

Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang said the fire involved a 2001 Buick LeSabre owned by Lisa Wehr that was parked in front of the apartments. The fire that totaled the car was fuel-system-related, Hochgesang said.

Three trucks and 23 firefighters were on the scene 45 minutes.

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