Auto Fire in Westwood
By Westwood Newsdesk
January 25, 2024

On Thursday January 25th, 2024 the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched to the unit block of Pine Street in the Westwood section of Valley Township for an automobile fire. Engine 44-5 and MICU 44-1 made an immediate response at the time of dispatch.

Minutes later firefighters arrived to find a pickup truck well involved with flames and went in service with a hose line from Engine 44-5. Firefighters also utilized a dry chemical extinguisher to battle the Class B fire that was being fueled by the gasoline tank.

The fire was under control within minutes of arrival. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Chester County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Units: Engine 44-5, MICU 44-1