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Limo Taking Mass. Teens to Prom Bursts Into Flames

The high school principal told necn the flames started in the engine

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    Limo Bursts Into Flames Taking Teens to Prom

    One of the best parts of going to prom is getting a limo - but for some students in Natick, Massachusetts, the luxury vehicle didn't get very far before bursting into flames. (Published Friday, May 13, 2016)

    A limousine taking a group of Massachusetts students to their prom burst into flames Friday night. 

    Ten students were inside the limo when it caught fire near the intersection of Brook and Union Street in Nantick. The high school's principal told necn the flames started in the engine.

    The students were able to get out safely before flames engulfed the luxury vehicle. No one was injured and the teens' gowns and tuxedos were in tact.

    A party bus that was also headed to the Natick prom drove by and stopped to pick them up.

    Two of the students told necn it's been a night they'll always remember.

    "It was Friday the 13th," Linnea Fitzgerald noted. "It was crazy."

    "I thought it was kind of cool," said Alexander Goudsmit. "[The story] kind of spread like wildfire."