I can still smell smoke and hear the boom: Pretoria man narrowly escapes death in burning car

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Jaco says he narrowly escaped with his life after his car suddenly caught fire and exploded moments later. (Photo: Supplied)
Jaco says he narrowly escaped with his life after his car suddenly caught fire and exploded moments later. (Photo: Supplied)

When flames started licking from underneath the bonnet of his vehicle and black smoke started filling the cabin, a panicked Pretoria man thought he was about to die.

Jaco Viljoen says he narrowly escaped with his life after his car suddenly caught fire and exploded moments later.

“I can still smell the fire and hear the boom of the explosion in my mind,” Jaco tells YOU.

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