Shortly after 3:00 PM the Alpha Fire Company was dispatched to 1268 Longfellow Ln. in Ferguson Township for a reported dwelling fire. The caller indicated that smoke was coming from his garage. Ferguson Township Police arrived on scene first and reported heavy smoke from the garage and that the vehicle in the garage was possibly on fire. Assistant Chief S. Kauffman arrived and assumed command and advised Engine 51o to stretch a line to the garage. The crew from the engine entered the garage and made an attack on the fire, which did in fact originate in the vehicle. The crew from Truck 516 entered the home to check for extension and found none. Engine 514 secured a water supply for the incident and stood-by with a back-up line.
Crews were able to contain the fire to the garage and the cause is currently under investigation by the Ferguson Township Police and the Centre Region Fire Marshal.