Public Safety

Stolen vehicle catches fire in southeast Cedar Rapids

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A vehicle that had been reported stolen through the Cedar Rapids Police Department was found engulfed in flames on Sunday morning.

According to a news release, Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Rescue, West Bertram Fire, and Cedar Rapids Fire responded to a single vehicle fire on Berry Road and Bertram Road at around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The vehicle, which had been reported stolen, was found unoccupied when Deputies arrived and no one was seen with the vehicle or leaving the vehicle before it was reported on fire, according to the release.

The registered owner was notified and the vehicle has been towed. This incident remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office and Cedar Rapids Police Department.

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