Mar 26, 2011 10:13 AM by Andy Koen

Spinning tires spark minivan fire

Colorado Springs Police are investigating a minivan fire that happened early Saturday morning at the Citadel Mall. Police say the driver left a local night club and drove to the mall parking lot.

She hit a curb and the van became high-centered. The woman continued to spin her tires causing the wheels catch fire. The burning tires then caught the van on fire.

Police say the woman fell out of the vehicle and was not burned. They suspect the driver may have been drinking.

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