An Engineer from KTVB (Boise) was driving up to the station's transmitter to check on a malfunctioning fire alarm when he noticed the news Vehicle was smoking.
The station says the car burst into flames as he was looking for a spot to pull over.
The employee was able to get the vehicle to the side of the road and get out safely.
The SUV was completely engulfed in flames. Idaho State Police blocked off Bogus Basin Road while the fire was put out.
The vehicle and equipment inside it was completely destroyed.