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Occupants escape vehicle fire in Raleigh

Posted April 3, 2010 8:25 p.m. EDT
Updated April 4, 2010 3:20 p.m. EDT

— Several people on Saturday evening escaped a burning SUV in downtown Raleigh.

Firefighters said several people were inside the SUV when it caught fire at about 6 p.m. on the 500 block of Blount Street.

The occupants of the vehicle were not injured.

Firefighters said an electrical shortage sparked the fire.