Street sweeper catches fire in Janaf Shopping Center parking lot

Posted at 11:25 AM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 16:21:01-04

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NORFOLK, Va. – No injuries were reported after a street sweeper caught fire in the Janaf Shopping Center parking lot Sunday night, according to public information officers.

A patrol officer was notified that a vehicle was on fire in the parking lot out front of Payless ShoeSource around 10:30 p.m. When police arrived, they observed a street sweeper fully engulfed in flames.

Norfolk Fire-Rescue was called to extinguish the fire.

The driver of the sweeper was able to escape without injury.