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Armored-Car Catches Fire, Cash Inside Burns Because of Expired Extinguisher
   2015-04-17 10:53:47    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Guo Jing

An armored car carrying large amounts of cash caught fire along Liuqin highway in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on April 15, 2015. All 11 boxes of cash on board were burned to ashes; guards aboard the car attempted to put the flames out, but the fire extinguisher in the vehicle was expired and didn't work. [Photo: Weibo of CCTV]

An armored car carrying large amounts of cash caught fire along Liuqin highway in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, CNTV reported on Friday.

All 11 boxes of cash, with a total value of 675,000 yuan, burned to ashes in the fire. Guards attempted to put the fire out when it first started with the on-board extinguisher, but it was expired and didn't work.

The fire was eventually put out by local firefighters.

Police from the nearby city of Qinzhou are investigating the cause of the fire.

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