Driver escapes without injury after car catches on fire - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

Driver escapes without injury after car catches on fire

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

A man manages to escape without injury after his car catches on fire while driving around the loop in Lufkin. 

The man was driving a red 1990's model Chevrolet Camaro on the loop heading towards Atkinson Drive when he says he saw a red glow coming from the rear of his car. That's when he pulled over in the Century 21 parking lot and jumped out of his car and says it caught fire. 

The driver told police that the cause of the fire was potentially from stereo equipment. 

Lufkin Fire was called out for a fully involved vehicle fire and firefighters on scene say that they were able to extinguish the fire in about two minutes. 

Copyright 2013 KTRE. All rights reserved.

 

  • NewsMore>>

  • WATCH: 5 living former presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

    WATCH: 5 living former presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

    Saturday, October 21 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-10-22 00:08:58 GMT

    The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced a concert benefiting hurricane relief efforts featuring all five living former U.S. presidents. 

    More >>

    The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced a concert benefiting hurricane relief efforts featuring all five living former U.S. presidents. 

    More >>
  • BREAKING

    Man found dead with gunshot wound, Longview police investigating

    Man found dead with gunshot wound, Longview police investigating

    Saturday, October 21 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-10-21 16:28:24 GMT
    (Source: KLTV News Staff)(Source: KLTV News Staff)

    From the Longview Police Department Homicide Investigation at 1507 Oden St. The Longview Police Department is investigating a homicide at 1507 Oden St. The police responded to the location reference a welfare check on October 21, 2017 at 4:54 a.m. When officers arrived they located one male, Lee Arthur Gray 47 years old from Loganport LA. laying on the floor inside the house with a gunshot wound. Gray was dead when officers arrived and was not residing at 1507 Oden St. The resident...

    More >>

    From the Longview Police Department Homicide Investigation at 1507 Oden St. The Longview Police Department is investigating a homicide at 1507 Oden St. The police responded to the location reference a welfare check on October 21, 2017 at 4:54 a.m. When officers arrived they located one male, Lee Arthur Gray 47 years old from Loganport LA. laying on the floor inside the house with a gunshot wound. Gray was dead when officers arrived and was not residing at 1507 Oden St. The resident...

    More >>
  • Study claims In-N-Out is favored by Texans over Whataburger

    Study claims In-N-Out is favored by Texans over Whataburger

    Saturday, October 21 2017 4:01 AM EDT2017-10-21 08:01:01 GMT

    A study by Business Insider and Foursquare claims to determine the most popular fast food chain in every state. The results of the study, according to Business Insider, were based upon which chain received the most visits on average per location. Many Texans are crying foul, however, as the study claims that Texas' favorite fast food is ...steady yourself... In-N-Out Burger, a chain based in California.  While Texans have no beef with the California chain, most of us claim...

    More >>

    A study by Business Insider and Foursquare claims to determine the most popular fast food chain in every state. The results of the study, according to Business Insider, were based upon which chain received the most visits on average per location. Many Texans are crying foul, however, as the study claims that Texas' favorite fast food is ...steady yourself... In-N-Out Burger, a chain based in California.  While Texans have no beef with the California chain, most of us claim...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly