Driver Airlifted After Car Burst Into Flames Near Lake Shasta

Cal-Fire was dispatched to a car fire in the Lake Shasta area Thursday morning. At 5:25AM a sedan was fully engulfed in flames on O’Brien Inlet Road near Statton Acres. It appeared to have run into a tree and burst into flames. The driver was ejected and had to rescued from about 15 feet down a cliffside before being taken away by helicopter.