Rental Car Erupts Into Flames in Zoo Parking Lot

A rental car parked in a lot at the San Diego Zoo suddenly caught fire Tuesday morning, erupting into flames amid other parked vehicles.

The car fire sparked just after 10 a.m. When fire crews arrived, they discovered the vehicle – a black Nissan – fully involved in flames. Three other cars parked nearby sustained damage.

Crews remained on scene for at least an hour. No injuries were immediately reported.

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