County Vehicle Burns In Elementary School Parking Lot

Authorities are investigating how a school system vehicle caught fire that was parked at a school.

Onslow County Schools says around 2:30 a.m. the Swansboro Fire Department was called to the parking lot of Swansboro Elementary School.

The 2005 Dodge Stratus was burned in the fire. No one was inside the car, and no firefighters were hurt putting out the fire.

Firefighters remained at the school until about 5:00 a.m.

Swansboro police, Onslow County deputies and the county fire marshal are investigating the fire.