Vehicle Catches Fire from Firework Debris in Dorchester

Monday, July 4th at approximately 02:50 hours Boston Fire received a 911 call for a car fire in the area of 4 Michigan Avenue in Dorchester. The black jeep appeared to have had a box of fireworks catch fire under it, which then spread to the vehicle.

As the driver waited for Firefighters, neighbors attempted to helped by using their own garden hoses to extinguish the blaze. Fire fighters quickly arrived and extinguished the remainder of the fire with out incident. Luckily, one was injured.