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Details on Vehicle Fire at COB-McIntire Released

County fire officials are releasing details related to the early morning car fire that occurred at the County Office Building on McIntire Road.  At approximately 8:10 am, a driver’s education vehicle from the County School Division was being fueled by an instructor at the gas pump behind the building when a fire was ignited, destroying the vehicle.  There were no injuries,  and the building was evacuated for approximately 30 minutes.  Fire engines from the City of Charlottesville responded and extinguished the blaze.  The gas pump is currently out of service, but the canopy and the building were not affected by the fire.  The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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