Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire

Fire Truck

The Chillicothe Fire Department was called Wednesday afternoon to Locust Street upon the report of flames coming from under the hood of a pickup truck.

When firefighters arrived, no fire was showing, however, the driver stated he had poured water on the fire to get it extinguished. Firefighters noted a small amount of damage to the carburetor and wiring. A tow truck was called to assist the driver.

The department listed the owner of the pickup as Michael Speckhals of Mooresville.