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Jeep catches fire in downtown DC (Photos)

WASHINGTON — A Jeep caught fire and became engulfed in flames in downtown D.C. on Tuesday afternoon.

Photos and a video shared with WTOP show a Jeep covered in flames and thick smoke near the corner of 18th and M Streets in Northwest D.C.

D.C. Fire and EMS told WTOP that crews were called to the scene about 12:30 p.m. No one was injured in the blaze.

It’s unclear what caused the fire.

There was considerable damage to the vehicle.

WTOP’s Carlos Prieto contributed to this report.


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