Company 95 was dispatched just before 2130 hours for a reported vehicle fire burning within ten feet of a garage. Chief 67 of Gilbertsville Fire arrived on location and confirmed the vehicle was fully involved and had extended to the structure. Crews arrived and quickly knocked down the fire and then extinguished the Utility pole that caught fire and the garage was checked for extension. Crews had to work on the vehicle to reach fire around the transmission that had to be extinguished with a piercing nozzle to be able to get to the location. Crews cleared the scene before midnight.
Fire is under investigation by the Fire Marshall.
BAF&R was assisted by Eastern Berks Fire, Gilbertsville Fire, Boyertown Ambulance and Eastern Berks Regional Police.