Car Ignites on Highway 20

The Potter Valley Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to a car fire along Highway 20 just west of the Lake County line around 4:30 p.m. yesterday when the driver of a black Lexus sedan lost control and abandoned the car after hitting a mailbox and a tree. The Ukiah Daily Journal reports the car ignited but firefighters extinguished it before the flames spread to the surrounding vegetation.