Amwell Rd MV Fire

At approximately 8:30am on Saturday, May 3rd, Millstone Valley (Station 28) and Elizabeth Avenue (Station 26) were dispatched for reported vehicle fire at Mettlers Road and Amwell Road.  After C282 marked up responding, FTPD advised that the car was fully involved.  D/C McDonnell (Car 282) arrived and established Amwell command.  Squad 28 arrived and stretched the front bumper 1.75″ line and began extinguishment.  Engine 261 arrived and was assigned to assist Squad 28 crew with opening up the engine and passenger compartments.  Crews worked together to complete extinguishment and overhaul.  All units cleared by 9:05am and scene turned over to FTPD to await wrecker and direct the heavy traffic in area due to Amwell being the only crossing of the Millstone River open after recent flooding.imageimage