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Firemen battle highway car fire near Puerto Aventuras

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A private vehicle ended up as a total loss Tuesday after being consumed by fire. Emergency services were sent to the car fire along the highway near Puerto Aventuras around 4:30 a.m.

When they arrived, they found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. They were able to extinguish the fire without incident. The car was deemed a total write off. There were no injures reported. Elements from the National Guard were also on scene.

A tow truck was eventually called to haul the wreck to the city corral. The cause of the fire remains unknown.