Car Erupts in Flames in Chesterbrook

Scary moments as a gasoline line erupts while firefighters work to put out a car fire.

No one was injured, but Chesterbrook Boulevard had to be shut down for about 45 minutes at Valley Forge Road Saturday evening when a car fire erupted in a ball of flames in Chesterbrook.

According to a report on the Berwyn Fire Company website, a gas line underneath the car ruptured as firefighters were working to extinguish flames in the engine compartment.

The fire was reported at 6:47 p.m. and the scene was cleared and Chesterbrook Blvd. was re-opened by 7:30 p.m..

Full details of the incident are available on the Berwyn Fire Company's website.


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