Vehicle Fire Reported in Essex

-photo courtesy of Essex Volunteer Fire Company- 

Crews from the Essex Volunteer Fire Company reported a vehicle fire in the 1900 block of Middleborough Road between Sassafras Road & Oak Avenue in Essex.

The fire was reported on Friday, April 28 around 9 p.m. and it was reported as threat to a nearby structure.

Crews arrived to find a box truck with fire throughout the engine compartment.

Firefighters were able to put a quick knock on the fire before it could spread to the cargo box portion of the truck.

Crews remained on scene for about a hour and a half before clearing the call and returning to station.

B.J. Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later in 2022.