June 25, 2014
The Town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department responded to a car fire at Routes 179 and 44 Wednesday evening.
The fire broke out in the engine bay of a car that the operator had stopped at the traffic light on Route 179, ready to turn left on to Route 44, said Lt. Johnathan Gotaski.
The call came in at approximately 7 p.m. and took about 20 minutes to control, Gotaski said.
Engine 4, Engine 1 and Squad 5 responded to the call. Engine 6 and Tanker 7 also responded but were canceled.
There was no immediate cause identified and the fire is under investigation by the fire marshal’s office, Gotaski added