Several cars were badly damaged Friday afternoon when one of the vehicles caught fire in a Fulton County employee parking lot, a county spokesman said.
The fire, which occurred in the yellow lot on Glenn Street and Central Avenue, was quickly extinguished. Eight cars were burned, Channel 2 Action News reported.
A county official told the news station that the fire started after a driver pulled into the parking lot with his car smoking. It eventually caught fire, and the blaze then spread to the other vehicles.
Fulton County police notified the owners of the vehicles about the fire, county spokesman Darryl Carver said in a statement.
“How am I going to get home?” employee Jewel Pyle asked Channel 2 while surveying the damage to her car.
The county spokesman told Channel 2 that employees will have to file a claim with their personal insurance company.
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