Van Goes Up in Flames at Nickerson State Park

Quick action by fire crews contained fire to van...
Van on fire Saturday at Nickerson State Park (BFD photo)

From the Brewster Fire Department:

Nickerson Park Vehicle Fire

On Saturday July 13 at 10:32 a.m. Brewster Fire/Rescue was dispatched to a reported motor vehicle fire in Nickerson State Park.

Squad 241 and Engine 234 under the direction of Captain Dan Kimball responded to the location and on arrival found a van fully involved in fire with a ruptured fuel tank.

Firefighters immediately stretched a 1 ¾ attack line from Squad 241 to extinguish the fire and the burning fuel.

Due to the quick actions of the responding members the fire was confined to the van and a small area of brush. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on