Sunday car fire in Northwood

Blamed on mechanical issues.

Posted: Oct 21, 2019 12:36 PM

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – Mechanical problems are being blamed for a Sunday afternoon car fire.

The Worth County Sheriff’s Office says it got a 911 call about a car on fire in the 200 block of 8th Street N at around 3:21 pm. Deputies arrived to find the vehicle with flames coming up from under the hood and through the grill. The vehicle was next to a shed and deputies used fire extinguishers until the Northwood Volunteer Fire Department arrived.

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