Man Escapes Car Fire In Powdersville

Courtesy Chief Scott King, Powdersville Fire Dept.

POWDERSVILLE – A man is all right after his car caught on fire Monday morning on Highway 153.

The Powdersville Fire Department tells us the man was driving the car on the highway when the vehicle began to smoke near Interstate 85.

He was able to stop the vehicle – which the driver said has been having some mechanical problems recently – when it started smoking.

The man got some items out of the car and got away before it went up in flames.

Powdersville firefighters say it only took a few minutes to get the smoke and flames under control.

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