WATCH: Cigarette Sparks Pump Fire

(NBC NEWS) –  Surveillance video at a gas station in Arkansas shows flames igniting at a car pumping gas and then moving to the gas pump.

People at the gas station in Stuttgart believe the fire started from a cigarette. The car was driven away and the flames were quickly put out before the fire department was called.

Nobody was hurt in the incident and there was no major damage to the gas pump.

The fire chief says you should follow safety guidelines when pumping gas, like not smoking or using a lighter. The fire department also warns people to turn their car off before pumping gas. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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