Video above from WUSA9.com’s Greg Guise.
Police and fire investigators are on the scene of a car explosion in Arlington.
Lt. Ed Hughes with the Arlington County Fire Department tells 9NEWS NOW the explosion occurred in the trunk of a white sedan parked in a residential neighborhood on South 9th Street between Courthouse Road and Veitch Street. The fire department was alerted to the incident around 8:30 A.M.
Lt. Hughes says no one was injured in the blast.
Hughes says they are still in the early stages of the investigation.
It has been a bad 24 hours for BMW’s on STATter911.com. This is the third incident that we’ve posted involving the demise of a BMW. It started early yesterday morning with the tragic death of lobbyist Ashley Westbrook Turton inside her burning SUV at her Southeast Washington home. Then there was the car fire during live snow coverage by WXIA-TV in Marietta, Georgia.
If you are looking for greater meaning in this, don’t bother. I know I am feeding the conspiracy theorists, but it’s just a coincidence.
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