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Firemen deal with Puerto Morelos car fire along federal highway

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — Puerto Morelos firemen attended to the report of a car fire along the Federal Highway Saturday. They arrived to a fully engulfed car that had caught fire near a Puerto Morelos gas station.

According to the unidentified driver of the now-burned Mazda, he pulled over while traveling the highway around 12:30 Saturday afternoon when he began to smell burning.

When he got out of the car, he saw flames coming out of the rear, at which point he quickly grabbed his personal effects from inside. Within moments, the entire car was engulfed in flames.