Car catches on fire on Cape Lookout back road

HARKERS ISLAND, N.C. (WNCT) – Cape Lookout National Seashore posted on their Facebook the jeep has been removed, and the back road is once again open at ramp 37B.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.


A stroll along the beach quickly took a turn for the worse for one visitor Saturday.

The Cape Lookout National Seashore posted an image of badly burned vehicle Saturday along the South Core Banks. The vehicle is blocked the back road at ramp 37B, so officials are encouraging visitors to use the beach to get past it.

Cape Lookout officials said it will take some time before a tow truck will be able to remove the burnt car.

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