MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJW) — A car caught on fire after the driver was smoking a cigarette while using hand sanitizer.
It happened in Rockville, Maryland, on May 13.
According to Pete Piringer, public information officer for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, the car was a total loss.
The driver suffered minor burns.
Piringer said hand sanitizer and smoking are “a bad combo in an unventilated area like a car.”