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.

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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.

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No one was injured.

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

 

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