Placentia: Vehicle Found Engulfed In Flames On Freeway

03.09.2023 | 1:59 AM | PLACENTIA – Flames consumed a vehicle that was found engulfed on a freeway, early Thursday morning.

Callers reported the 2014 Ford Fiesta engulfed in flames on the southbound SR-57 Freeway south of Orangethorpe Avenue around 1:59 AM.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the vehicle fire but the vehicle was a total loss.

Nobody associated with the vehicle was immediately located.

It was unclear what sparked the fire or where the driver and any occupants might have fled.

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