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Bible Withstands Flames From Memphis Car Fire

Posted at 8:03 AM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 15:38:06-05

A Bible, pulled from a charred SUV, was virtually untouched after the vehicle burst into flames along a Memphis highway.

According to Memphis affiliate WREG, the incident happened on the eastbound side of 385 around 2:30 p.m. Sunday local time.

Police said a Jeep left the road and caught on fire.

An officer was able to pull the driver from the vehicle moments before it exploded.

The SUV was destroyed, but a Bible recovered from the passenger seat was found unharmed.