Mechanical failure causes car fire at Springfield Plaza on Liberty Street

Hampden County
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A mechanical failure caused a car to catch on fire at a shopping center on Liberty Street Wednesday evening. 

Fire officials told 22News the call about a 2004 Hyundai on fire at the Springfield Plaza located at 1277 Liberty St. came in around 4:53 p.m.  

The car fire was extinguished shortly after firefighters arrived, no injuries were reported. 

The city’s Arson and Bomb Squad determined the cause of the fire to be an electro-mechanical failure. 

No further details were provided. 

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