Beatrice Firefighters douse car fire early Wednesday

BEATRICE – An early Wednesday morning car fire is under investigation in Beatrice.  Firefighters and police were sent to an alley less than a block north of Court Street, between 11th and 12th at around 3:05 a.m.  

A car was reported engulfed in flames.  A police sergeant said there was no occupant of the car, and it apparently had just been parked, when it caught fire.

The blaze destroyed the older Chevrolet Monte Carlo.   There were no injuries.  A Nebraska Fire Marshal investigator was summoned to the scene to examine the cause of the fire.

Firefighters had the flames extinguished in about twenty minutes.   There was no other damage to nearby vehicles or buildings.