Car Fire on Parkway
By Deputy Chief Brian Bennett
September 20, 2019

On September 19 at 2115 hours, Iselin District #9 was dispatched to the Garden State Parkway South at mile marker 131.5 for the reported vehicle fire. While enroute Deputy Chief Creighton confirmed a vehicle fire from a distance. DC Creighton arrived reporting a 2 car MVA with 1 vehicle's engine compartment fully involved. Engine 9-2 Firefighters A. Karlin and J. Joyce deployed a 100 foot bumper line and quickly brought the now fully involved vehicle fire under control. Engine 9-5 arrived shortly after Engine 9-2 and assisted with overhaul operations.

Units: 9-2, 9-5, 9-6, 9-3-1