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Car catches fire on Highway 51

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ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) -

A car caught fire on Highway 51 Tuesday evening near the Cedar Creek exit.

When firefighters arrived around after 7:00 p.m., the car was fully engulfed. Authorities say two people were inside the car when the fire started, but both got out safely.

They say the fire started in the engine compartment.

Crews from Marathon County, Rib Mountain, and Rothschild responded to the fire.

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