Ophir Street resident Lee McArthur said she heard bangs at the time of the fire.
Ms McArthur said she didn’t realise there was a fire on the street until a neighbour knocked on her door to warn her.
At that point the car was well and truly on fire, Ms McArthur said.
The arson squad will investigate after a car fire in Golden Square on Tuesday evening.
Police and CFA were called to a fire in the backyard of a home on Ophir Street at 7.11pm.
The fire was under control within ten minutes.
Its cause will be investigated today.
Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
More to come.
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