It happened Friday just after 6:30 p.m. on Melrose Terrace.
Eduardo Siguenza says that the vehicle was beeping continuously for some time.
He started rolling once he noticed that the van was on fire.
Suddenly, it exploded!
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Firefighters arrived at the scene and put out the fire.
So far, there's no word on the cause.
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