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Somerton police investigate car found on fire in canal

GADSDEN, Ariz. (KYMA, KEY) - The Somerton Police Department is investigating how a vehicle was found engulfed in flames Thursday inside a dry irrigation canal.

Courtesy of Somerton Cocopah Fire Department

Somerton Cocopah Fire Department said it received reports of a vehicle fire around 1 p.m. at 2nd Avenue and Main Street in Gadsden.

Firefighters at the scene said they found a Cadillac Escalade in flames. Thankfully no one was in the vehicle. However, the fire damaged a Fertizona and Compton Ag Services tank, causing it to melt.

Firefighters did not release other information but said the investigation is in the hands of the Somerton Police Department.

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