Man drives flaming car to fire station

2013-05-30 17:29


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Vienna - Some Austrian firefighters didn't have to leave their station to deal with a recent alarm.

The blaze came to them instead.

Fireman Roland Brandl says that colleagues were doing chores at the station in the town of Pregarten on Wednesday when a car sped in with flames shooting from beneath it.

One man grabbed an extinguisher and doused the fire.

No one was hurt.

The blaze was apparently caused by a cleaning cloth that was left under the hood.

State broadcaster ORF says the unidentified driver drove about 1km to the station after a passer-by alerted him to the fire.

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