05.14.2022 | 1:05 AM | SANTA ANA – A man escaped injury but his vehicle was destroyed in an explosive fire, early Saturday morning.
The fire was reported at a parking lot in the 1400 block of South Village Way shortly after 1:00 AM.
When crews arrived on scene they located an older-model Mercedes Benz sedan consumed by fire with small explosions occurring.
Firefighters worked to quickly extinguish the blaze but a punctured fuel tank complicated the firefight.
The driver of the Mercedes was uninjured and the cause of the fire was under investigation.