Car catches fire following crash

Posted at: 07/25/2013 10:14 PM
Updated at: 07/25/2013 11:51 PM

The Rochester Fire Department says a car caught on fire after a crash on Culver Road Thursday evening.

Firefighters say the car was traveling in the area around 8:15 p.m. when the car crashed into the steps of the Covenant United Methodist Church on Parsells Avenue.

During the crash, the car caught on fire and fluids from the vehicle leaked onto the ground and also ignited.

When crews arrived, they say they were able to extinguish the flames.

Officials say the occupants of the vehicle fled before firefighters arrived.