ROME, N.Y. – Rome police are investigating the cause of a car explosion that happened on Elm Street early Wednesday morning.
Police were called to 805 Elm Street around 1 a.m. after several residents woke up to a loud explosion. Officers arrived to find a 2016 Nissan sedan engulfed in flames. No one was inside the car at the time, and the fire did not spread to any other homes or vehicles.
Rome police and fire officials are investigating the cause of the explosion, and are asking any residents with security footage that may have captured the incident to call the tip line at 315-339-7744 or Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-866-730-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com.