Clarion Volunteer Fire Department responds to car fire

The Clarion Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm at just before 12:15 this afternoon, as a fire had been reported behind a residence located at 319 1st Street S.E. The fire, which was quickly extinguished by the volunteers, was contained to an automobile parked at the rear of the residence. Firefighters are remaining on-scene to determine the cause of the small blaze, which produced a small plume of smoke that was visible for approximately two blocks.