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Images: Car destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon on Interstate 890 in Rotterdam

South Schenectady assistant chief Matt Zink waits for apparatus to arrive
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South Schenectady assistant chief Matt Zink waits for apparatus to arrive

ROTTERDAM – A car burned on westbound Interstate 890 Thursday afternoon.

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The driver escaped the vehicle without injury, according to information available at the scene.

The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. in the breakdown lane just before Rice Road.

South Schenectady firefighters responded, but the car could be seen engulfed in flames. A passerby could also be seen at one point trying to use a fire extinguisher on the vehicle.

Photos by Peter R. Barber/The Daily Gazette

A South Schenectady afire engine arrives. PETER R. BARBER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A passerby uses a fire extinguisher. PETER R. BARBER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A passerby walks back to his vehicle with a spent fire extinguisher after trying to control a car fire. PETER R. BARBER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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