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QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Officials say no one was hurt when a cruiser was destroyed by a fire in the parking lot of a Massachusetts police department.

Quincy police posted video online Monday of the burning vehicle and its charred remains .

Police say an officer had just parked the vehicle when another officer noticed smoke. Within minutes, the vehicle was consumed by flames.

WHDH-TV reports that the fire caused a rifle in the vehicle to discharge as firefighters fought the flames.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation. Foul play is not suspected.