Sunday October 28 at 0119 hours, Eastern Berks Fire Department was dispatched for the report of a vehicle fire on Chestnut Street in Washington Township just outside the Borough of Bechtelsville. Deputy 97 arrived shortly after dispatch to confirm a car with an engine compartment fire.
Engine 97, housed a few blocks away, quickly arrived, followed shortly thereafter by Engine 97-1, Tanker 97, and Tanker 97-1. Fire personnel stretched a line and knocked the fire.
Traffic 97 and EBFD fire police closed the road while crews operated.
On scene were: Engines 97 and 97-1, Tankers 97 and 97-1, and Traffic 97.