Emergency crews beat the heat in car fire

Staff Writer

Members of the Punxsutawney Fire Department were called to extinguish a car fire in the Walmart parking lot at 7:35 p.m. Thursday on Route 119 in Young Township. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the vehicle was fully involved as they knocked the flames down. The fire damage was contained to the engine compartment, although the flames spread underneath the car. Assisting the fire department at the scene were the Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police and Jefferson County EMS. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)