Rock Springs Police and firefighters were called to fight a car fire stemming from a one-vehicle crash on Friday night.

According to a post on the Rock Springs Police Department Facebook page, the driver of an SUV thought he was turning into a business entrance of a hotel on Gateway Boulevard but instead found himself in a nearby desert area. His vehicle got stuck and soon caught on fire.

The man escaped the burning vehicle and was helped to safety by nearby Rock Springs residents who saw the fire. Firefighters were able to put out the blaze, containing it to the immediate area.

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