WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU) There was a car fire early Tuesday morning on Wausau's west-side. It happened on the Highway 52 parkway around 1am.
The driver said he'd just gotten his vehicle out of the shop for overheating. He stepped on the gas, the car back-fired, and started burning. He was able to escape without injury.
Wausau Fire and Rescue responded to the scene. The incident is still under investigation.