Deputy's patrol car catches fire in Coachella

POSTED: 12:08 PM PDT Mar 26, 2013    UPDATED: 12:24 PM PDT Mar 26, 2013 
COACHELLA, Calif. -

The Sheriff's office has confirmed that a Coachella deputy's patrol car caught fire today just before 11:40 a.m. at Calle Empalme and Bellissima Ave in Coachella. The deputy got out of the car safely.

Cal Fire is on scene right now.  There is no word yet on what caused the car to catch fire.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.