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Car fire spreads to nearby house on East Side

A fire that started in a car and spread to a nearby house in the Ferry-Grider streets area caused about $60,000 damage Easter Sunday morning.

The blaze began in a car parked alongside the home at 66 Ernst Ave. and then spread to the structure. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation. The occupant was not home at the time of the fire.

Damage was listed at $40,000 to the building and $20,000 to the contents. No estimate was given for damage to the car.