Car Burns to the Ground in Minutes Just North of San Angelo


SAN ANGELO, TX -- A car burned to the ground in minutes just north of the San Angelo City limits this afternoon sending black smoke into the sky that was seen for miles.  

Car destroyed by fire Saturday.  John Bazquez photo.

According to Quail Valley Volunteer Fire Department Chief Shane Crimm, 911 dispatchers called a vehicle fire and they were on the scene within a minute.  

First responders say no one was injured in the vehicle fire and it looks like the vehicle is a total loss.  

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This was in front of my sons house!! I’ve never seen a car go up in flames so fast! So glad the driver wasn’t hurt. The fire started in the trunk. The young man thinks his woofers shorted out. He only had about a 1/4 tank of gas. Thank goodness. Could have been so much worse.

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