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Car Catches Fire in Waxahachie

A driver said he feels lucky to be alive after his car caught fire in Waxahachie Tuesday morning.

The driver and two passengers were headed to work on U.S. 287 when they heard loud pops and smelled smoke. They pulled over near Farley Street and exited the car.

Firefighters arrived quickly and put out flames. There is no word on the cause of the fire.

NBC 5's Jeff Smith contributed to this report.

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