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SUV engulfed in flames in local neighborhood

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PLANTATION, Fla. (WSVN) -- It was a fiery scene Wednesday morning as a man woke up to find his sport utility vehicle up in flames in one South Florida neighborhood.

The SUV was parked outside a townhouse on Northwest 11th Street and 83rd Avenue.

Neighbors alerted the owner, who rushed out to find his vehicle fully engulfed. "I woke up this morning, and there was a neighbor knocking on my door saying, 'Hurry up, your car is on fire!'" said Gregory Reid. "I ran out and saw a 20-foot fire coming from the front-end of the car. I ran door-to-door to the neighbors to make sure that they got out of the way and make sure that they got they got up tin time to get their cars out of the way."

The fire spread to a nearby van, but no one was hurt.

There is no word as to how the fire started.

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