Firefighters Respond to Fatal Car Fire in Uptown Garage

Police and firefighters responded to a fatal car fire Thursday afternoon in Dallas' Uptown neighborhood, a Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman confirmed.[[414000423,R]]

Police and firefighters responded around 3:40 p.m. to the 3600 block of McKinney Avenue, which is near the West Village shopping area. Witnesses said the car that caught fire was parked on the top floor of a parking garage. 

When firefighters arrived, the car was completely engulfed in flames.

Firefighters then discovered a body inside the car. The person's identity hasn't been released.

Fire officials said they're working with police to determine what caused the fire. The medical examiner will investigate how the person died.

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