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Car Crashes Into Building, Catches on Fire in Bloomfield

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    SUV Crashes Into Bloomfield Building

    An SUV crashed into the former Bloomfield Hardware building on Tunxis Avenue. (Published Monday, Sept. 17, 2018)

    Crews responded to a building in Bloomfield after car crashed into it and caught fire on Monday night.

    Witnesses tell NBC Connecticut that a car went through a stop sign and crashed into the former Bloomfield Hardware Store on Tunxis Avenue. The building then caught on fire within five minutes of the crash.

    According to witnesses, people driving by stopped and helped pull the driver out of the vehicle. Police said the driver was not seriously hurt.

    Fire crews were at the scene trying to extinguish the fire at the vacant store.

    It is unclear what caused the crash. 

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