Third vehicle fire in last week extinguished by local fire crews

Seminole County Fire Department crews extinguished another vehicle fire on Thursday morning, marking at least the third-such incident that has taken place in the local area in the past week.

According to SCFD, on Thursday morning, a vehicle fire broke out along a road in an Altamonte Springs community.

SCFD crews extinguish vehicle fire in Altamonte Springs
Seminole County Fire Department firefighters extinguish a vehicle fire in Altamonte Springs on September 8

Engine 11 responded to the fire and extinguished the fully involved vehicle.

No injuries were reported.

The vehicle fire follows a collection of similar incidents that have taken place all around Orange and Seminole County over the past several weeks.

This week, a vehicle became engulfed in flames while traveling along Red Bug Lake Road.

Over the weekend, a separate car caught fire while driving along I-4 near Universal Studios.

Last Thursday, fire crews responded to a vehicle fire that ignited on Horatio Avenue in Maitland.

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