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Car engulfed in flames at Ohio Turnpike toll booth; driver, dog escape safely

Two toll booths were damaged. The cause of the fire is unclear.

LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio — A man and his dog are OK after his car became engulfed in flames on the Ohio Turnpike Wednesday morning.

The fire happened at the toll booth near the Toledo Express Airport in Swanton around 5:30 a.m.

Fire crews say the man and the dog inside the car got out safely with no injuries. It is unclear what started the fire.

Two toll booths were damaged.

The Springfield Township Fire Department and the 180th Fighter Wing Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Credit: Springfield Township Fire Department
Credit: Springfield Township Fire Department
Credit: WTOL