Car catches fire in student parking garage at USF St. Pete

Posted at 3:14 PM, Aug 29, 2016

St. Pete Fire Rescue responded to a report of a single vehicle fire at a student parking garage at the University of South Florida on Monday.

The call was received around 1 p.m., just a few hours after the student arrived at 8 a.m. to attend class, according to Lt. Steve Lawrence of St. Pete Fire Rescue.

Lt. Lawrence says the sprinklers helped keep the fire under control. 

No on was in the car and the fire has been ruled accidental.