Fire rips through SUV on Highway 401 near Cobourg
Five people managed to escape uninjured after a vehicle caught fire on Highway 401 west of Cobourg on Saturday morning.
Around 9:30 a.m. Cobourg and Hamilton Township fire departments responded to a car fire on the highway west of Burnham Street.
The car was fully involved when crews arrived on scene. Firefighters say 5 people travelling from Quebec to Toronto managed to escape before the car burst into flames.
It’s believed the fire started in the engine area. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.