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Fire starts after car drives into St. Matthews building

Published: Oct. 2, 2017 at 1:08 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2017 at 7:33 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Multiple crews responded to a fire after a car hit a building in St. Matthews.

A car drove into the Men's Warehouse and T-Mobile stores in the 7900 block of Shelbyville Road around 9 p.m. Sunday, according to MetroSafe.

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Shortly after the wreck, officials said the building caught on fire.

"They turned into the parking lot, they tried to stop," Jason Brandt, with the Louisville Fire Department, said. "They were unable to stop and they were leaking fluids. The vehicle struck the building and actually caught fire."

The driver told authorities his car had mechanical issues.

No injuries were reported.

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