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Car catches fire, explodes after crash at Rt81 in Higganum

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HIGGANUM/HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH) — A single motor vehicle crash caused the car to catch fire and explode Sunday morning in Higganum.

According to a News 8 crew on scene, the accident occurred around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Ponsett Road and Route 81.

Officials from a local fire company were on scene to put out the car fire.

No injuries have been reported at this time, and no structures were exposed to the car fire.

This is a developing story. Stay with and the News 8 app for continuing updates as they are made available.

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