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Firefighters Extinguish Abandoned Vehicle Fire Sunday Night (video)

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( Firefighters with San Bernardino County Fire responded to a vehicle fire Sunday night.

At about 8:00 p.m. dispatch received reports of an explosion with a possible fire in the area of Lorene Drive and Seneca Road.

When firefighters arrived they located an abandoned vehicle fully engulfed in a remote part of the desert.

As firefighters worked on extinguishing the fire small explosions could be seen coming from the engine compartment.

According to San Bernardino County Fire Captain Jeremy Kern, the explosions were a result of magnesium located in the column of the vehicle.

Magnesium can be found in all vehicles on the road, household appliances, as well farming equipment and fertilizer.

A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy at the scene couldn’t confirm if the vehicle was stolen due to not being able to obtain information from the vehicle.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire.

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