Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A vehicle fire torched a car and spread to the garage at a rural Rochester home on Monday. 

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The Rochester Fire Department responded to the blaze shortly after 5:15 p.m. Four engines and a tanker truck were among the vehicles that responded to the scene, according to a news release

The preliminary report indicated a vehicle parked three feet from a garage had caught on fire. 

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Car Fire Draws Large Emergency Response at Rural Southwest Rochester Home

Responding firefighters found a car engulfed in the flames with the source of the fire appearing to be in the area of the engine. 

The fire broke out at a home in the 4400 block of Ettenmoor Ln in rural southwest Rochester

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Fire crews knocked down the vehicle fire then protected the garage from continued fire spread. Firefighters contained the fire to the vehicle and the outside of the garage. 

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No injuries were reported. The car suffered what is described in the news release as significant fire damage and the exterior of the garage suffered minor fire damage. 

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The cause of the fire was not released. The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office and Mayo Clinic Ambulance also responded to the fire call.

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