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Dammeron Valley Fire and Rescue extinguish vehicle fire Sunday afternoon

Aug 28, 2022, 6:30 PM | Updated: 6:30 pm
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Dammeron Valley Fire and Rescue extinguished a vehicle fire Sunday afternoon. Photo credit: Dammeron Valley Fire and Rescue.

DAMMERON VALLEY, Utah — Dammeron Valley Fire and Rescue responded to a vehicle fire Sunday afternoon.

DVFR took to Facebook to announce its response to the fire.

According to the post, a Jeep Wrangler’s engine had caught fire. The on-duty crew responded to the blaze within three minutes.

Upon the crew’s arrival, the vehicle was found parked with no one in it.

DVFR extinguished the flames within six minutes of their arrival and prevented any spread to nearby vegetation and homes. There were no injuries.

Vehicle fire training

This fire comes shortly after DVFR conducted training focusing on how to respond to a vehicle fire.

“Last weekend, many in the Valley noticed our on-duty members training behind Station 13 using donated vehicles,” the post reads. “That training focussed on vehicle fire response, including engine compartment fires.”

According to the post, DVFR has accumulated 4,500 plus hours of training so far this year.

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