quick work to extinguish car and brush fire

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 17:25 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

Firefighters in LaPorte put out a car fire.....and flames that caught some nearby

brush on fire.'

About 4 a.m......there were several explosions.

A car was engulfed in the 300 block of Grangemouth Dr....near

Stone Lake beach.

A large amount of leaves and brush on both sides of the vehicle were also burning.

Fire Chief Andy Snyder says the situation was brought under control quickly.

He says the explosions could have been from the tires....

The car appeared to have been abandoned.

What started the fire is still being investigated.