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LOS ANGELES- A famous face in Hollywood got the shock of his life when his car suddenly bursts into flames on the highway.

California Highway Patrol officials say they received numerous calls about a white Jaguar on fire on the 101 Freeway Monday afternoon.

Authorities say 87-year-old Dick Van Dyke was behind the wheel when the car caught fire.

Fortunately, he was able to escape without injury.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.