BEL AIR, Md. (WJZ) — An elderly man suffered severe burns in a vehicle fire in Bel Air Thursday afternoon.

The fire happened outside a home in the 600 block of Mauser Drive, the state fire marshal’s office said. Neighbors reported hearing an explosion and then seeing a 2017 Mazda CX-5 on fire.

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Neighbors pulled the 75-year-old man out of the vehicle before firefighters arrived. Crews were able to put out the blaze.

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The man is still recovering at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.

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Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.