Contact Us
Mamaroneck Daily Voice serves Larchmont & Mamaroneck
Return to your home site

Menu

Mamaroneck Daily Voice serves Larchmont & Mamaroneck
Breaking News: Seen Him? Missing Westchester Vulnerable Adult Last Seen Driving
police & fire

Car Fire Leads To Hutchinson River Parkway Closure

Fully involved car fire in Scarsdale.
Fully involved car fire in Scarsdale. Video Credit: Scarsdale Fire Department

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A car fire temporarily shut down a stretch of the Hutchinson River Parkway on Wednesday night near the New Rochelle-Scarsdale town line.

Fire crews were dispatched to the parkway at shortly after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, near the Weaver Street exit, where there was a reported vehicle fire, Westchester County Police confirmed on Thursday.

According to the Scarsdale Police Department, upon arrival, crews noted that the gasoline tank of the fully involved car had ruptured with fuel burning on the roadway.

The fire was quickly knocked down using Class B foam to "create a blanket to smother the burning fuel"  and the scene was swiftly and safely cleared. No injuries were reported.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Mamaroneck Daily Voice!

Serves Larchmont & Mamaroneck

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.