Smoke seen from highway was from van that caught fire in Saugus Walmart parking lot

No serious injuries were reported, according to officials.

–Saugus Firefighters Local 1003

A van burst into flames outside of a Saugus Walmart on Wednesday.

The fire spread to a nearby Mercedes, and firefighters said both vehicles were a total loss. 

Smoke billowed in the air around the Walmart on Broadway and was visible on Route 1, photos showed.

Firefighters said small, camping-style propane tanks in the van helped fuel the fire.

No serious injuries were reported, according to officials.

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