Nfld. & Labrador

Fire destroys car in Kelligrews

Fire destroyed a car in the Kelligrews area of Conception Bay South on Thursday morning.
Burning car behind Michael's Jewellery, in Kelligrews, Nov. 24. (Brad Walsh)

Fire destroyed a car in the Kelligrews area of Conception Bay South Thursday morning.

Firefighters were called to the area behind Michael Jewellery to extinguish the fire.

Brad Walsh, co-owner of the jewellery store, said no one was injured.

"I pulled up to the shop around 8:30 a.m, and I saw the smoke and thought it was a wood stove nearby.Then I saw the SUV behind the shop with flames firing from it," he said.

"I called 911 and ran down behind the shop and there's was a lot of popping, black smoke and huge flames coming from the vehicle. The fire department were there about five minutes later and put it out quickly."

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