Local News in Brief : Irvine : Street Sweeper Parked in Garage Catches Fire

A street sweeper caught fire in the parking garage of a hotel Sunday morning, causing $12,000 in damage before firefighters could put out the blaze, authorities said.

No one was injured.

The fire was reported at 9:15 a.m. at the Irvine Hilton & Towers at 17900 Jamboree Road, according to a spokesman for the Orange County Fire Department. The cause of the fire was under investigation, the spokesman said.

Fourteen firefighters brought the blaze under control in less than 10 minutes. Damage to the small street sweeper was estimated at $7,000. Damage to the parking garage was estimated at $5,000.

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