California Carmax lot goes up in flames, dozens of vehicles damaged, destroyed Fox News Officials say that winds caused a nearby brush fire to spread to the lot, damaging or destroying 86 cars. Rows of used cars went up in flames Monday a CarMax lot in , damaging or destroying 86 vehicles. The Bakersfield Fire Department said its units responded to a report of multiple brush fires along Highway 99 in South Bakersfield. newspaper, citing the fire department, reported that 26 vehicles on the lot were completely destroyed while 60 more were damaged. No injuries were reported but CarMax is expected to suffer a loss of dollar 2.1 million as a result of damage to the cars, the Californian reported. The cause of the fire was under investigation, but officials said the blaze may have been sparked by a semi truck dragging an object that sparked against the road. Investigators believe the sparks ignited nearby grass and spread to the lot. The Bakersfield Fire Department reported that 20 acres of brush and grass were burned by the fires. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2019 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved. All market data delayed 20 minutes.