Taxi Cab Ignites in Flames in Newark’s East Ward

There are no injuries reported after this taxi cab ignited in flames in the city’s Ironbound section on Wednesday evening.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze on the Market Street side of Riverbank Park just before 6:30 p.m.

The driver managed to escape the vehicle after he noticed smoke coming from the engine compartment.

The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time.