Video: Thick plumes of smoke billow from raging car fire on Coromandel road

The Coromandel's Kaimai Ranges were backed up this morning as motorists steered clear of a raging car fire.

All passengers of the silver Toyota were evacuated and no one was injured after the car caught fire just after 9.00am.

Motorists said they saw two fire trucks heading to the scene on SH29 near the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park at about 9.30am this morning.

One passerby told 1 NEWS they saw about five or six people stop to help.

Smoke and huge flames engulfed a car in the Kaimai Ranges today. Source: Supplied