Vehicle catches fire while parked in driveway

A vehicle that caught fire while it was parked in a DeLand driveway was quickly extinguished by local firefighters.

DeLand Fire Department units responded to 341 Heritage Estates Lane at around 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, in reference to a vehicle fire with structural endangerment.

Crews attack vehicle fire in DeLand on November 9
Crews respond to a vehicle fire in a DeLand driveway on November 9, 2023.

Upon arrival, firefighters encountered flames emanating from a sport utility vehicle that was parked in the drive-way of the single-family residence.

Two occupants of the home were evacuated and the fire was safely extinguished, according to authorities.

Vehicle fire extinguished in DeLand on November 9
DeLand Fire Department firefighters quickly extinguished a vehicle fire on November 9, 2023.

No one injuries were reported and no one was inside the vehicle at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation, according to authorities.

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