Firefighters douse van fire



PHOTO COURTESY OF TVFD

PHOTO COURTESY OF TVFD

TREMONT — Tremont firefighters responded to a vehicle fire early Tuesday to find a van engulfed in flames.

According to Chief Keith Higgins, the call came in shortly after 1 a.m. Fire in a vehicle on the Point Road was threatening to spread to a nearby residence. The fire was quickly extinguished but the van, owned by John Harkins, was destroyed.

Firefighters from Southwest Harbor provided back-up.

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