Sunday, November 7, 2010

Vehicle Destroyed by Engine Compartment Fire

Glenview: On Sunday, November 7th at 12:44 PM, the Lakeside Fire Protection District received calls about a "vehicle on fire" in the 12900 blk of Highway 8 Business. Engine Company 3 (Lake Jennings Station) was assigned to the incident.

On the arrival of the engine company they discovered an older model Mercedes Benz with a fully engulfed engine compartment, with fire spreading to the interior of the car. Fortunately the occupant exited the vehicle without injuries.

Firefighter-Paramedic Jose Corona completes the knock-down of the fire.
Crews extinguished the fire and conducted an initial investigation.

CHP responded to the incident to arrange for a tow. Three personnel from the Lakeside Fire District responded to the fire.

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