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Published October 02, 2011, 11:40 AM

Fire totals car on Interstate 94

TOWER CITY, N.D. (AP) — A fire totaled a car on Interstate 94 near Tower City on Saturday.

TOWER CITY, N.D. (AP) — A fire totaled a car on Interstate 94 near Tower City on Saturday.

The Fargo Forum reported (http://bit.ly/nzkptw) that those in the car reported hearing a loud popping sound, followed by white and then black smoke coming from under the hood.

They pulled the vehicle onto the shoulder and the two adults and 3-year-old girl escaped to the ditch. There were no injuries.

North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper Tom Herzig came across the car and he and two truck drivers battled the blaze until the Tower City fire department arrived.

The flames engulfed and destroyed the car.

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Information from: The Forum, http://www.in-forum.com

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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