Crews responded to a car fire near Scales Elementary School in Murfreesboro Tuesday afternoon.
The driver of the vehicle, a 1998 Audi A6, reported he was about to turn into the school when he noticed smoke coming from the car's dash around 2:30 p.m.
The motorist was able to safely escape the vehicle and call emergency crews.
Authorities believe the fire was caused by an electrical issue.
No injuries were reported.