PERRYVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — A car burst into flames at a home in Perryville, Maryland after what fire officials call an operational failure of the engine early Friday morning.

The car fire started around 1 a.m. in the 600 block of Broad Street.

READ MORE: First African American To Lead The Maryland National Guard Was Honored After 38-Years Of Service

Owner Bryan D. Richardson saw his 2003 Buick four-door sedan was on fire in the driveway.

Credit: office of the state fire marshal

Firefighters from Perryville Fire Department responded and got the fire under control in 15 minutes.

READ MORE: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know

No one was injured.

The fire started in the engine compartment and the cause was accidental as a result of operational failure.

 

MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Urges People To Get Vaccinated With Super Weekend Flu Clinic