Dramatic video shows explosion after car catches fire, flames damage home near Oakland & Newport

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A FOX6 viewer sent in dramatic video of a car fire on Milwaukee's East Side.

It happened on Oakland Avenue near Newport.

Firefighters were preparing to douse the fire when there was an explosion.

The car was totaled, and a house next to the vehicle was damaged as well.

There is no word on any injuries or what caused the fire at this time.

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