Van erupts in flames at local Walmart parking lot

No injuries were reported after a cargo van erupted into flames while it was parked at a Walmart parking lot.

Seminole County Fire Department crews responded to the Walmart located at 5511 Deep Lake Road in Oviedo after receiving reports of a vehicle fire on Tuesday, September 12.

Smoke billows from cargo van that caught fire at Oviedo Walmart
Smoke billowing from cargo van at Walmart in Oviedo on September 12, 2023

Multiple units responded, including firefighter Elizabeth Brennan, who was on her first shift as a Seminole County Fire Department firefighter, according to authorities. Upon arrival, crews encountered a white, GMC cargo van.

Cargo van fire extinguished by Seminole County Fire Department crews

Crews were able to take the fire under control immediately.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is unknown.

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