Elk River Police was dispatched to the parking lot of Riverway Clinic at 9:40 a.m. on March 22 in Elk River on a report of a vehicle filling up with smoke.
Officers arrived to find the interior of the vehicle full of smoke. An officer busted open a window to see anyone was in the vehicle. There was not. The owner, a 62-year-old Elk River man, was later located in the clinic.
Elk River Fire responded and extinguished the fire.
The owner reported having work recently done on the vehicle at a dealership in Monticello.