Firemen work to put out a car fire at Nerang off Gilston rd. the Mazda CX5 was well ablaze when emergency services arrived at the scene. Picture Glenn Hampson
Firemen work to put out a car fire at Nerang off Gilston rd. the Mazda CX5 was well ablaze when emergency services arrived at the scene. Picture Glenn Hampson

Car destroyed by fire in early morning blaze

A CAR has been destroyed early this morning after it was engulfed in flames in the Gold Coast's west, causing a smoke plume that could be seen several suburbs away.

The car on fire this morning. Picture Glenn Hampson
The car on fire this morning. Picture Glenn Hampson

Firefighters were called to the scene at 6am this morning after reports of black smoke.

A Mazda CX5 was found burning near the corner of Gilston Road and New Street.

It was completely gutted by the fire, which was extinguished before 6.30am.

The car was destroyed in the blaze Picture Glenn Hampson
The car was destroyed in the blaze Picture Glenn Hampson
Firefighters were called to the fire just after 6am. Picture Glenn Hampson
Firefighters were called to the fire just after 6am. Picture Glenn Hampson