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Photo of the Day: Dousing the engine

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(Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

(Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

(Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

By Jacob Wiegand

Carbondale firefighters respond to a vehicle fire Monday in the parking lot of the Senator Paul Simon Federal Building.

Crews responded about 6:35 p.m. to what Assistant Fire Chief Mike Hertz described as a “small fire in the engine compartment.”

Hertz said the operators of the vehicle smelled smoke and decided to pull over.

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He said he does not know the cause of the fire and that no one was injured in the incident.

Photo and multimedia editor Jacob Wiegand can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @jawiegandphoto.

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