- Local Guide
An engine fire destroyed a vehicle that was parked along Route 36 across from Pine Tree Road in Bell Township at 11:32 a.m. on Tuesday.
The Punxsutawney Central Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire that engulfed the engine compartment of a red Toyota, and the smoke from it could be seen up to a mile away.
When firefighters arrived on scene, they doused the flames.
The vehicle was severely damaged.
Punxsutawney Fire Department Chief Josh Wachob escorted the driver to Wachobâ€™s own vehicle while the fire was extinguished to get him out of the cold.
Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police were assisted at the scene by Jefferson County EMS and Walker's Towing.
There were no injuries.