Prosperity, SC (WLTX) - Newberry County deputies say a car explosion Thursday morning at a recycling plant led to several cars catching on fire.
The incident took place around 8:30 a.m. at 3709 Wheeland School Road at PMR recycling.
Newberry County investigators say the explosion appears to be accidental. According to deputies, the vehicle that burst into flames was set to be recycled, and had a ruptured gas tank.
When that car exploed, it set four other vehicles near it on fire.
Hazardous materials and fire crews came to the scene and put out the blaze. No one was hurt.