Wapello County firefighters investigate car fire
NEAR OTTUMWA, Iowa —
Wapello County firefighters are now looking into an abandoned car fire.
Just after 1 Wednesday afternoon, crews responded to Cliffland Road, southeast of Ottumwa, where an SUV parked on the side of the road was engulfed in flames.
Wapello County Rural Fire Chief Kelly Feikert told KTVO crews were initially told there might be someone inside, but when they arrived, no one was there to claim the vehicle.
Feikert said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.