Firefighters Quell Vehicle Fire While Owner At Work

Incident Type: 
Vehicle
Dispatch: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:51am
Arrival: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:57am
Address: 
6000 block American Parkway
Madison, WI
Narrative: 

Engine 11 was dispatched to a vehicle fire in a parking lot on American Parkway. They found smoke coming from a Dodge Grand Caravan but didn't see any flames. The smoke seemed to be coming from the upper dashboard area. Firefighters broke out the driver's side window to open the hood and used a water can to extinguish the hot spot. The owner of the vehicle was at work at the time. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Posted 10/14/2015 - 8:17am
Contacts: 

Cynthia Schuster (Public Information Officer), cschuster@cityofmadison.com