Driver escapes burning car

WYNNEFIELD - September 19, 2011

Smoke and flames broke out from the engine, shortly after the car stalled at 59th Street and City Avenue at about 1:15 on Monday morning.

The driver managed to get out just before the vehicle burst into flames.

Firefighters arrived quickly, and put out the fire in a few minutes.

There are no reports of injuries.

So far, there's no word on what caused the engine to break down, then ignite.

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