Rows of used cars went up in flames on Monday when a fire devastated a CarMax property in Bakersfield, California and damaged 86 vehicles or destroyed Highway 99 in South Bakersfield. The Californian newspaper Bakersfield reported, citing the fire department, that 26 vehicles on the property had been completely destroyed and 60 others had been damaged.
No injuries reported, but CarMax is expected to suffer a $ 2.1 million loss as a result of damage The cars, the Californian reported.
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The cause of the fire was investigated, but the officials said the flame could have been triggered by a truck pulling an object against the street sparkled. The investigators believe the sparks have ignited nearby grass and spread to the property.
The Bakersfield Fire Department reported that 20 acres of brush and grass were burned by the fires]