Cars catch fire at Mobile dealership


UPDATE (9/10) — Update from Mobile Fire-Rescue:

“Through the course of the investigation, the cause of the fires was determined as accidental, stemming from a single vehicle fire, which quickly spread to tall grass and adjacent vehicles. Approximately 25 total vehicles sustained moderate to major fire damage as a result of the incident. No estimates have been provided regarding monetary damages.”

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Several cars caught fire at A1 Auto Sales on Schillinger Road in Mobile Wednesday afternoon. Schillinger Road will be closed for some time.

Mobile Fire-Rescue says more than 22 vehicles received fire and water damage. It happened around 4:56 p.m. Firefighters used gallons of water and foam to put out the blaze. No injuries have been reported. The cause remains under investigation.

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