Car catches fire after parking on pile of leaves

Officials say a car caught fire on Beach Drive in Wantagh last night. 



According to fire officials, the car's owner parked on a pile of leaves just after 5 p.m. 



Officials say heat from the engine set the car on fire. 



The gas tank then ruptured and sent lit gasoline flowing down the street. 



The fire department and Nassau Hazmat put out the blaze before anyone was hurt. 


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