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Posted on 3.30.20
Lake Stevens, WA – A woman was injured when her car went careening off a road one recent evening. The car went 50 feet down an embankment, where it crashed and caught fire in the engine compartment. A nearby witness was able to quickly douse the flames with a portable fire extinguisher. Firefighters were able […]
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