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Faulty battery believed cause of car fire

November 9, 2011

The Broken Bow Fire Department was called to the scene of a vehicle fire Monday afternoon in the 700 block of North 10th Avenue.
The call came in of a car on fire at 4:12 p.m. Monday. The Broken Bow Fire Department arrived to find the 1976 Monte Carlo with fire in the engine compartment. The cause of the fire was determined to be a short in the battery.
A total of three fire trucks, nine firemen and two ambulances responded to the call, which came just as the department was finishing up a previous car accident assignment.
There were no injuries in the vehicle fire. The department was on the scene for about an hour.

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