Brewster Fire Department Responds to Route 6 Car Fire

On Thursday January 25 at 9:16 a.m. the Brewster Fire Department was dispatched to a car fire on Route 6 westbound at mile marker 85. The fire was first reported by the State Police. On arrival Brewster Engine 234 found the vehicle fully involved. A 1 ¾ attack line was stretched from the engine and the fire was quickly knocked down. Brewster Engine 239 also responded to the scene as a secondary water source. Traffic was closed in both directions for a short period of time by the Brewster and State Police due to the lanes being obscured by heavy smoke. The vehicle was a total loss. All fire units were placed back in service by approximately 10:00 a.m.