Car fire on Veterans Parkway
MARSHFIELD — At 2:13 p.m. on Oct. 6, a car traveling down Veterans Parkway struck a two gallon jug of an unknown flammable liquid, igniting the car into flames. The lone driver was able to exit the car uninjured.
The flammable liquid was ignited by the vehicle’s exhaust system, and though fire crews extinguished the blaze, the car was a total loss. The estimated damage to the vehicle is $2,000.
The hazardous materials unit was called in to clean up the remnants of the jug. Veterans Parkway was closed for about an hour. It is currently unknown how the jug ended up on Veterans Parkway.