A family of six escaped death by the whiskers this sunday, when the Mercedes Benz 190 car they were travelling in suddenly caught fire.
A substance was said to have dropped from the under the car and immediately ignited a huge ball of fire.
The owner of the vehicle on noticing the fire, “heroicly” rushed to rescue his children who were seated at the back seat.
Aside minor burns sustained by the Father, no life was lost.
Residents if the street put up a quick and heroic response and rescued what was left of the burning vehicle.
The incident happened at Ogwa Street, Diobu, PH