‘There were explosions’: Car destroyed on quiet Coast street

POLICE are investigating after a car caught fire on a Tallai street early this morning.

Emergency services were called to Tallai Rd just before 6am and found the car already well alight.

Photos taken by a resident this morning. Photo: Hayden Reed
Photos taken by a resident this morning. Photo: Hayden Reed

A Queensland Police media representative confirmed there had been reports of an explosion.

A nearby resident, walking in the area at the time, said he had walked to find it after hearing the explosion.

"We walked up the hill and saw a car parked on the left hand side of the road engulfed in flames and black smoke," he said.

"There was a series of explosions, many of them."

Police are now working to determine whether the car had been stolen, with investigations continuing throughout today.

 

The car was completely destroyed. Photo: Hayden Reed
The car was completely destroyed. Photo: Hayden Reed


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