Overnight car fire leaves three injured

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All three victims are listed in critical condition.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– A car fire that happened at about 2:00 a.m. overnight has left three people injured.

The fire took place at a Flying J Travel Center. The fire marshal on the scene said that it appeared to be accidental.

According to authorities, one passenger lit a cigarette while a full gas can was in the backseat.

All three injured passengers have been taken to a local hospital for third-degree burns.

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