The car's owner, who discovered the problem in the 1900 block of East High Street, extinguished the fire and removed smoking fiber material from the engine compartment before firefighters arrived.
Eight separate pieces of apparatus from the Sanatoga and Ringing Hill fire companies were called Saturday at mid-morning to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Kepler Road in Lower Pottsgrove.
A federally funded volunteer recruitment and retention campaign at Lower Pottsgrove's Ringing Hill Fire Company has grown its corps of volunteer firefighters and enhanced emergency responses, it says.
Sanatoga Fire Company volunteers will again sell flowers April 1-3 for its Easter fund-raiser at the firehouse, 2222 E. High St. Handmade candy eggs are unavailable this year, but should return in 2022.
Landscaping elements at the edge of a driveway on North Keim Street in Lower Pottsgrove doubled as a car stop in a single motor vehicle accident that occurred Thursday afternoon in Lower Pottsgrove.
An accident early Monday evening on East High Street at North Pleasant View Road in Sanatoga involved three vehicles. Fire police were kept busy controlling a line of westbound commuter traffic on East High.
A box truck traveling on North Keim Street toward North Charlotte Street was temporarily trapped Tuesday morning within a section of roadway where high winds brought down a tree and power lines.
An unextinguished tobacco product is considered a possible cause of a hay fire Thursday that damaged siding outside a home under construction in the Spring Valley Farms community in Sanatoga.