SURIGAO CITY - A car caught fire along Kilometer 2, National Highway in Surigao City in front of the Mines and Geosciences building on Tuesday morning.
Alex Ibarra said he was driving his old Toyota Nissan when a fire started inside the hood of the vehicle.
Ibarra and his wife quickly stepped out of the vehicle as the fire engulfed their car.
Employees from MGB tried to use fire extinguishers to contain it but to no avail.
Firefighters were deployed to the scene.
Initial investigation revealed that a leak in the gasoline transmission near the engine caused the fire.