NATICK (CBS) – A limousine on the way to a prom burst into flames in Natick Friday night.
Ten teens were headed to the Natick High School prom when flames started shooting from the passenger seat of the limo.READ MORE: 'We Want Answers': Friends Say Death Of Saugus Woman While Hiking In Arizona Needs To Be Further Investigated
Everyone was able to get out safely.
“It started to get really big and it looked like it was going to explode,” Natick high school student Alexander Goudsmit said.
The incident happened near the intersection of Brook and Union Streets.READ MORE: Woman Killed Near Roslindale Pharmacy Identified As Alicia Heywood
The driver tells WBZ he tried to put the fire out with his suit jacket as his passengers ran to safety.
The teens were able to catch a ride to prom with another group of students in a trolley.
“It is a happy occasion. I mean, let’s clarify. I mean thank goodness, they’re going to be at the prom and they’re going to have quite the story to tell and you’ll have to come up with a different story,” Alexander’s father Tammo Goudsmit said.MORE NEWS: OB-GYN Associations Recommend All Pregnant People Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
WBZ-TV’s Christina Hager and Louisa Moller contributed to this story.