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DeKalb firefighters respond to car fire in shopping center parking lot

DeKALB – DeKalb firefighters doused a Pontiac Grand Prix that caught fire about 11 a.m. today in the Big Lots parking lot at 1700 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.

DeKalb Fire Captain Jeff Jossendal said firefighters contained the flames from the back of the engine within ten minutes. They cut the cables to the battery because the car, belonging to DeKalb resident Mark Miller, kept smoking.

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