MARCH 11, 2008 - CAR FIRE

March 11 - Pineville Fire Department was dispatched to a car fire on Pineville Matthews Rd. under I-485. Pineville Police were on scene advising heavy fire coming from engine compartment. Pineville E3 and R12 arrived and began fire attack on the engine compartment of a late model minivan. E3 crews made a successful knock down of the fire with no injuries to civilians or firefighters. The fire was contained to the engine compartment area with heat and smoke damage being done to the passenger compartment. The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical.

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