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KCK police officer helps extinguish vehicle fire on Interstate 35

KCK police responded to I-35 near Rainbow Boulevard late Friday, and an officer attempted to extinguish the fire.
KCK police responded to I-35 near Rainbow Boulevard late Friday, and an officer attempted to extinguish the fire. Special to The Star

A Kansas City, Kan. police officer helped to extinguish a vehicle blaze late Friday.

The incident occurred on southbound I-35 near Cambridge Circle in Kansas City, Kan.

The officer, whom a department spokesman could not identify, used an extinguisher to fight the flames while waiting for firefighters to arrive.

Sgt. James Vogel with KCK police said the KCK Fire Department later arrived to help extinguish the fire.

A minor injury was reported in the incident, Vogel said.

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