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A Greenwood County Sheriff's Office patrol car caught on fire Thursday morning in Laurens County after the deputy got home from work.

John Long, officer in charge of professional standards, said the deputy woke up to find his car on fire in the front yard.

Long said the fire does not appear to be suspicious.

"It appears to be something with the motor or electrical, but we're not sure right now," Long said.

Long said the deputy was having electrical problems with the car the day before but didn't think much about it.

The sheriff's office has had cars catch on fire from electrical problems previously, Long said, but it's been about 10 years since the last one.