The fire damaged exterior siding on 2 residences along with the exterior of a parked car.
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Initial unconfirmed reports were that this was a murder-suicide.
The suspect was nearly struck by a fire truck responding to the scene.
The smoke plume was visible for miles around.
It took about 40 minutes to extricate the driver from the wreckage.
No one was found around the apparently abandoned vehicle.
It appeared a car was pulling out of a driveway when it was struck on the driver's side by a pickup truck.
There was a small debris fire on the concrete landing at the front door of an adjacent vacant building that the city owns.
Hoffman said 4 persons were reportedly in the residence at the time of the fire.