Car fire damages three cars at Crater High School

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Tue, April 15 2014 at 1:46 PM, Updated: Tue, April 15 2014 at 7:02 PM

Central Point, Ore. -- Smoke could be seen from blocks away as Jackson County Fire District three worked to put out a vehicle fire.

"It started under the hood, somewhere near the carburetor" said Deputy Fire Marshal, Mark Northrop.

A red Jeep is said to have started the fire which spread to two others. Totaling one of the vehicles.

Fire officials estimate the damages to be around $8500. No injuries where reported and all three vehicles belonged to students.

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