Car catches fire in front of WITN’s Greenville studio

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – The news showed up in front of WITN’s Greenville studio as a vehicle caught fire Monday morning.

It happened around 11 a.m. on Arlington Boulevard.

The driver of the car said that he was on his way to pay his phone bill when the engine caught fire and quickly spread.

Crews were on the scene in a matter of minutes to douse the car.

Traffic on Arlington Blvd. was temporarily diverted while crews dealt with the car. The busy stretch is back open in both directions.

Nobody was injured as a result of the fire.