One dead after car fire in Walmart parking lot

Published: Dec. 21, 2017 at 2:55 PM CST
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Emergency officials in Devils Lake are investigating after a body was found inside of a burning car outside the Walmart parking lot.

A representative with the Devils Lake fire department says they were called out to the scene around 5:40pm Wednesday.

When firefighters arrived the car was fully engulfed in flames.

Crews were quickly able to put out the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Devils Lake police department is leading the investigation along with the state fire marshall.

The assistant fire chief did not comment on whether or not the fire was accidental.

No one else was hurt.