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Video: Car Fire Breaks Out On Route 6 In Putnam

Route 6 was closed down for approximately a half hour as firefighters in Brewster battled the fire.
Route 6 was closed down for approximately a half hour as firefighters in Brewster battled the fire. Video Credit: Brewster Fire Department

A busy Putnam County intersection was temporarily shut down on Thursday night as firefighters battled a blaze that broke out in a car.

Firefighters from the Brewster Fire Department were dispatched to Route 6 at the intersection of Simpson Road in Brewster at approximately 10 a.m. on Friday night, where there was a car fully engulfed in flames.

Crews quickly went to work, knocking down the flames and dousing the destroyed car with water before clearing the scene. Route 6 was shut down for approximately 30 minutes as the fire was extinguished. The cause of the fire has not been released. No injuries were reported.

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