At 3:36 a. m. on Monday, February 2, 2004 a Keene, Texas police officer came across a fully involved car fire on business US Highway 67, 100 yards east of FM 2280. Initially it was not known if there were any occupants in the car.
The Keene Volunteer Fire Department responded. There were no occupants inside the vehicle.
After the fire was extinguished it was determined that the car was stolen out of Irving, Texas some 60 miles away.