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BMW catches fire in Springettsbury Twp.

Christopher Dornblaser
717-505-5436/@YDDornblaser

A BMW in Springettsbury Township caught on fire Friday afternoon.

The fire occurred on the 1800 block of East Street. It was called in at 1:15, according to York County 911.

Kim Ziegler, the owner of the vehicle, said her son was moving her BMW into her garage, out of the path of snowstorm Jonas, when the front of the vehicle caught fire. Her son jumped to safety. The vehicle was totaled.

Kim Ziegler, of Springettsbury Township, looks on at the charred remains of her BMW after it caught fire in her driveway in York, Pa. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Ziegler said that her son had started the car to move it into the garage before the snow storm, and it blew up. He was able to safely exit the car before the fire spread.York Area United Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Rich Anderson said the fire was accidental. (Dawn J. Sagert - The York Dispatch)
Andrea Ziegler, left, of Springettsbury Township, and Jim Senett, right, of York City, look on at the charred remains of Ziegler's mother, Kim Ziegler's BMW after it caught fire in their driveway in York, Pa. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. York Area United Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Rich Anderson said the fire was accidental. (Dawn J. Sagert - The York Dispatch)

The fire was described as accidental by York Area United Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Richard Anderson.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com