An electrical fire destroys a car in South Lincoln

Posted by: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Lincoln Fire and Rescue was called around 5 a.m. Thursday to car fire near southwest 12th and Peach streets.

Fire officials said a man was awakened  and saw that his car was engulfed in flames.

They said there were some concerns about the fire reaching the man’s trailer, but luckily it didn’t.

Officials believe the fire was started by an electrical issue.

The car is total loss and the estimated damage is about a $1,000.

There was some smoke damage to the home.

The exact cause is still under investigation.