Brand New SUV Goes Up in Flames One Day After It Was Bought | NBC 7 San Diego

Brand New SUV Goes Up in Flames One Day After It Was Bought

The brand new Jeep Cherokee only had 50 miles on it.

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    A woman is without a car after her brand new 2015 SUV catches fire. Photo credit: Margareta Knoos (Published Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015)

    A car owner loses their brand new SUV just one day after she purchased it when the vehicle unexpectantly goes up in flames.

    San Diego firefighters arrived at the 5900 block of Avenida Chamnez in La Jolla at 11 a.m. Sunday and found a new 2015 Jeep Cherokee on fire. The flames were put out, but the SUV had significant damage.

    The fire began when the driver noticed smoke coming out of the hood shortly after she took the SUV out on a short drive. No one was in the vehicle at the time of the fire.

    The brand new Jeep only had 50 miles on it.

    The cause of the fire is not known but San Diego Fire says there was no fuel smell.