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More than a dozen cars on fire at car auction facility in Wilmer

Investigators and firefighters remain on scene.

WILMER, Texas — More than a dozen cars caught fire overnight Monday.

It happened at an auto auction company called Copart off Belt Line Road near I-45. A security guard working at the facility noticed the flames and called 911.

Firefighters were able to put out the fire of at least 19 cars that show extensive damage. It's unclear how the fire started, but investigators and firefighters remain on scene. Officials on scene told WFAA that they are not investigating it as a suspicious fire. 

Credit: WFAA
Credit: WFAA
Credit: WFAA

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