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Mice chewing through wires blamed for car engine fire

WILSON – A Brayley Road woman was shoveling snow early Tuesday when she noticed smoke coming from the engine area of her car, parked in her driveway. The ensuing fire caused an undetermined amount of damage to the vehicle.

Sheriff's deputies said that the 6:30 a.m. fire was brought under control by members of the South Wilson Fire Company. The victim said that mice chewing through wires in the engine compartment may have triggered the fire.

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