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Squirrels suspected of causing car fire

Posted: 9:29 PM, Oct 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-16 00:12:12Z

BEL AIR, Md  - Crews found the cause of a car fire to be a bit squirrelly...literally.

Officials with the Bel Air, Maryland Volunteer Fire Company say they extinguished a car fire last Monday in the 1500 block of Rock Spring Road. 

Upon putting out the flames, firefighters discovered squirrel and nesting debris in the engine compartment.

The incident was captured on video by the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company.