LEWISTON, Maine — Firefighters quickly doused a car fire at a gas station in Lewiston Saturday afternoon.
Two people pulled into the parking lot at the Elizabeth Ann General Store at the corner of Sabattus Street and East Avenue around 2:45 p.m. Saturday after the Kia Spectra they were driving started smoking and caught fire.
When firefighters arrived, the car was immersed in heavy flames.
With gas pumps about 30 feet away from the burning car, firefighters extinguished the flames in five minutes.
Both people inside the car got safely, but the car was totaled.
The fire remains under investigation.