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WATCH: Fire Erupts at Mass. Gas Station on Its Opening Day

People in and around the car can be seen running away as the flames come to life and quickly overcome the vehicle

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    Car Catches Fire at Gas Station in Brockton

    A car caught fire while at a pump on a gas station's opening day.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 19, 2019)

    A Massachusetts gas station's opening day was cut short Monday afternoon when a car caught fire, its owner said.

    No one was hurt, but video of the blaze at the Petro Save in Brockton showed flames traveling quickly and threatening another car.

    People in and around the car can be seen running away as the flames come to life and quickly overcome the vehicle. Fire travels along the ground toward an SUV, which backs away. Seconds later, people with fire extinguishers rush in to put out the flames.

    The fire, which was sparked around 1:40 p.m., meant the Petro Save had to close, owner Yaniv Sostiel told NBC10 Boston.

    Raw Video Shows Fire Ignite at Brockton Gas Station

    [NECN] Raw Video Shows Fire Ignite at Brockton Gas Station

    A car lit on fire on the opening day of a Petro Save gas station in Brockton, Massachusetts, causing it to close.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 19, 2019)

    A hazardous materials team was on the scene, he said.

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