State police are investigating an early morning car fire at in Middlefield.
The fire was reported shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday by a neighbor who witnessed flames shooting 20 feet in the air, according to Middlefield Fire Marshal Stanley Atwell.
The fire caused an explosion but no injuries were reported.
Atwell said the vehicle was parked about 50 feet away from the building and belonged to an alumni of the school. That person has not been identified and police could not be reached for comment.
A school official told Patch the area had been roped off and caused some curiosity Thursday, but that the school was operating normally.
Firefighters from Middlefield and three state troopers responded to the scene shortly after the fire was reported, Atwell said.
The vehicle was destroyed by the fire.