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Van catches fire in Downtown New Bern

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NEW BERN, N.C. - A van catches fire and closes a small part of Craven Street in New Bern.

It happened around 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The owner of Trent River Coffee Company says he noticed smoke coming from around the corner of his store. When he and some other people walked around the corner to parking lot, he saw flames coming from parked van. The owner and several others grabbed fire extinguishers to try and put out the fire, but were unsuccessful. Witnesses say when they couldn't put out the fire, the called 911.

New Bern Police and Fire Department responded to the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. However, people who saw the fire say it appears the fire started on it's own.

No one was hurt in the fire.
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