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Walker County Fire Rescue extinguishes vehicle fire on Highway 151 Saturday night

Walker County Fire Rescue responded to reported Jeep on fire on Highway 151 Saturday around 8:02 PM. Once on scene they found a Jeep Cherokee towing another Jeep Cherokee fully involved. The nearby grass was on fire as well and was spreading. The back of the vehicle on the trailer was starting to catch fire as well. The driver who was not injured said he had just purchased the Jeep. He said while traveling south 151 he started seeing sparks shooting out from his vehicle. Thats when the engine suddenly caught fire. He quickly pulled off to the side of the Highway 151 just south of Beard Drive and called walker E911. Firefighters with the Walker County Fire Rescue arrived on scene and quickly extinguished the blaze.

Video/Audio from the vehicle fire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1zzXqL8444&feature=youtu.be