Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

October 12, 2012

Vehicle fire quickly extinguished

Steve Woodhouse

Rural Knoxville — Rural and City fire crews responded to a vehicle fire, and a small grass fire, at 1734 Highway 14 around noon Friday. 

The vehicle that caught fire was a brown Ford pickup. It was parked next to a garage. No one was injured in the fire. 

Knoxville Rural Fire Chief Kenny Thompson said there was also a small grass fire behind the home, which was extinguished. 

Responding agencies included Knoxville Township Fire Department, City of Knoxville Fire/Rescue and the Marion County Sheriff's Office.