SALT LAKE (HawaiiNewsNow) - A car caught fire along Salt Lake Boulevard early Sunday afternoon sending flames and smoke into the air.
Firefighters responded to the scene near the Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library around 1:40 p.m.
The fire was soon under control and completely extinguished at 1:55 p.m.
One male driver was operating the vehicle at the time and did not sustain any injuries.
Fire officials say the vehicle recently underwent some mechanical repairs prior to the blaze; however, they also report that the fire was caused by a mechanical failure.
Damages are estimated at $1,000.
Drivers in the area were being diverted away from the smoky scene into Salt Lake Shopping Center or Aliamanu Elementary School.
No one was injured in the blaze.