Mattapoisett firefighters respond to car in flames

Jul 1, 2021

MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Fire Department extinguished a car fire on the North Street early Thursday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched at 7:49 a.m. on July 1 to the North Street overpass, where the operator of a black sedan had vehicle issues, according to Mattapoisett Fire Chief Andrew Murray. 

According to Murray, the driver pulled off the highway, and his car quickly caught fire. 

The driver’s car was engulfed in flames on the overpass, where firefighters stopped traffic to extinguish the fire. No one was harmed in the incident.