Car fire in Boardman sends black smoke into the air

Local News

A car fire sent flames and smoke into the air in Boardman on Thursday afternoon.

It happened at the corner of Indianola Avenue and Southern Boulevard, near Southgate Pizza, around 3 p.m.

The driver and passengers made it out of the car safely.

Police believe faulty wiring may be to blame. The car is a total loss.

The street had to be blocked off for over an hour while emergency crews responded to the scene.

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