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On September 6, 2018 at approximately 8:06pm, Granby Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to the area of East State Street across from Dufrense Park for a report of a car fire. It was reported that the operator and his passenger were out of the vehicle. Officers arrived and attempted to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher but were unsuccessful. The vehicle quickly became fully engulfed moments later. The fire department was updated and the road was closed in-between Kendall Street and Lyman Street. The fire department arrived and quickly extinguished the flames. The vehicle was a complete loss and everything inside of it was destroyed. It was determined that the vehicle had a mechanical issue that caused the fire.