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Published: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 @ 7:34 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
UPDATE @7:30 a.m.
A man was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after he put our a vehicle fire with a garden hose.
Officials said the fire was minor and put out quickly.
West Third Street was closed for a brief time as crews responded to the fire.
UPDATE @ 6:45 a.m.
Deputies in the area have blocked off eastbound West Third Street at U.S. 35 due to the fire investigation.
Firefighters in Jefferson Township have responded to reports of a vehicle fire inside an auto repair shop Wednesday morning.
Crews were dispatched to the 5700 block of West Third Street around 6:15 a.m. after a vehicle reportedly caught fire inside the shop.
Initial reports indicate the fire was knocked down quickly and medics were requested for one person who suffered smoke inhalation.
We have a crew heading to the scene and we’ll update this page when new information is available.