Dixie Fire Department responded to a car fire at the Valero Gas Station located at 11864 HWY 64 in Tyler around 2:45pm.

The cause of fire was due to mechanical failure, according to the Smith County fire marshal.

The owner of the car said he went in for a drink and came out to find the engine on fire.

Dixie Fire Department said the flames were contained to the engine area and extinguished in about five minutes.

No injuries were reported.