Firefighters extinguish car fire on Fielding Drive

Published: Jun. 1, 2016 at 6:41 PM EDT
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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - New Hanover County firefighters responded to a car that caught fire in front of a home in the 300 block of Fielding Drive at around 9:20 Wednesday morning.

According to Deputy Fire Marshal David Stone, the driver of the vehicle had just arrived home from a store, and after walking inside her home she noticed flames from the hood of her car.

After unsuccessful attempts to put out the fire, the residents of the home called 911.

Fire crews responded and were able to put out the fire. No one was injured.

Stone said the car is a total loss, and the cause is under investigation.

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