Auto Fire Reported on the Route 30 Bypass
 
By Battalion Chief John Sly
July 19, 2017
 

On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 the Fire Company was dispatched at 1325 to Mile Marker 269.7 on the Eastbound Route 30 Bypass for a report of a vehicle on fire.

Battalion Chief Sly arrived at the scene at 1331 and updated the location to the Westbound lanes, with no fire apparent. Upon further investigation, the vehicle had appeared to have a small fire in the engine compartment which was extinguished prior to the arrival of firefighters.

Rescue 44 proceeded to the scene to provide a wetdown of the engine as a precaution. Westwood Fire Police assisted by blocking a lane of traffic prior to the incident for the protection of emergency workers.

All units cleared the scene at 1357.

 
Units: Rescue 44, Ambulance 44-1, and Traffic 44
 
Rescue 44 arrives and takes a position to block the lane of travel for the safety of our personnel
Rescue 44 arrives and takes a position to block the lane of travel for the safety of our personnel
 
Firefighters arrived to discover the fire out prior to our arrival
Firefighters arrived to discover the fire out prior to our arrival