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Tuesday, March 26 Police Reports

Driver escapes intense vehicle fire in Westport

WESTPORT - The driver of a vehicle escaped safely before it burst into flames on Wilton Road early Thursday morning.

Assistant Fire Chief Brian Meadows said the Westport Fire Department at 3:08 a.m. was dispatched to Wilton Road for a motor vehicle accident with vehicle fire and “unknown entrapment.”

First arriving units found a single vehicle accident and confirmed the sole occupant was out of the vehicle.

Engine Companies worked to extinguish the fire and overhaul the vehicle. Rescue 3 assisted Westport Police with providing patient care to the driver until the arrival of Westport EMS.

Photos from the Westport Fire Department showed the vehicle fully-involved.

The last Fire Department unit cleared at 5:03 a.m.

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