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Fire crews called to car and tree fire in Miners Rest

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Fire crews were called to a blaze in Miners Rest this morning after a reported car accident.

On arrival, crews saw the car in flames as well as nearby trees on Kennedys Road shortly before 7am, but it's not known which blaze started first.

There were no occupants in the vehicle, nor were there any injuries or people at the scene when crews arrived.

It's alleged the car may have been followed by another, with the driver of the crashed vehicle then fleeing the scene in the second car.

Any witnesses are urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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