Woman burned in car fire near RenCen

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

Detroit — A 23-year-old woman suffered burns after she was caught in a car fire Thursday in a parking garage at the Renaissance Center, officials said. 

Detroit firefighters were dispatched at 12:51 p.m. after receiving a 911 call to the parking garage, located at 434 East Jefferson Avenue. 

Ambulances surround the parking garage near the Renaissance Center Thursday.

Upon arrival, firefighters extinguished the fire on the seventh floor of the parking garage, Deputy Fire Chief Dave Fornell said.

The woman was found with burns to her hands and face. She was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital.

The victim's condition and what caused the fire is unknown, Fornell said. 


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