How to prevent car on fire in Boulder

A dumpster fire that destroyed the car on a Boulder road was being investigated as a possible arson.

Authorities responded to a call from a resident about the fire Monday night, said Boulder police Lt.

Tom McCallum.

A truck was stopped in a parking lot of the intersection of West Broadway and East Broadway just before 6 p.m., McCallm said.

The truck was parked on the west side of the road when it caught fire.

No one was in the truck when the fire started, McCallms said.

The driver was not injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.