County Vehicle Catches on Fire
Scott County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jerry Goodin
111 South First Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
County Police Car Catches on Fire
Scott: On August 12, 2021, during vehicle maintenance, a county police car caught on fire while being test driven by an employee of the Sheriff's Office. The incident occurred around 3:15 PM on U.S. #31 near Moonglo Road. Deputies arrived at the scene and the fire was extinguished. Scott County EMS transported the employee to the Scott Memorial Hospital for smoke inhalation. He was released a short time later.
The preliminary investigation shows the fire appeared to be an electrical wiring fire that started in the trunk of the car. The fire was not a result of the mechanical work being done on the car at the time.
The car has major smoke damage and electrical wiring damage.
Media Note: No Photos Available.
Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff's Office (812)752-8400
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