Car engulfed in flames on Route 8 in Shelton

Police cruiser file photo

Police cruiser file photo

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SHELTON — Fire crews from Derby extinguished a blaze that engulfed a car Thursday evening on the northbound side of Route 8.

The fire occurred near Exit 14.

Video of the blaze showed flames completely covering the front end of the vehicle, sending dark smoke into the sky.

Shelton Fire Marshal said in an email Friday morning the fire was put out by crews from Derby.