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Photo provided Perham Fire Department responded to a car fire eight miles north of Perham Thursday evening. No one was injured in the incident.

Perham Fire Department responds to vehicle fire


No one was injured when a car burst into flames Thursday evening outside of Perham.

Matthew James Lenk of Perham and a female passenger were traveling on County Road 8, eight miles north of Perham, around 7:30 p.m. when they noticed a burning smell.

Lenk stopped the Chevy half-ton pickup truck and the two checked the hood, where they noticed a small fire, according to Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt.

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