chevy fire(Photo by Shawn Freels SurfKY News)CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (2/19/14) — When Dakota Rager pulled his Chevy 2500 pickup over at the Always Open Market at the corner of U.S. 431 and U.S. 62 in Central City, he ended up with drastic mechanical difficulties.

However, Rager's truck caught fire under the hood and help was summoned from the local fire department.

Central City Fire Chief Ricky King said when units arrives on the scene, the truck's engine compartment was fully involved.

A pumpertruck was able to extinguish the blaze. King said the fire did not endanger the gasoline pumps at the store.

Central City Police assisted CCFD at the scene.

Rita Dukes Smith

SurfKY News Director

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard Center

MADISONVILLE, KY (04/18/15) – The 24th annual Home and Garden Show is taking place at the Ballard Center with seminars… Read More

Madisonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Two Juveniles

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/20/15) ― A Madisonville man has been charged with sodomy, sexual abuse and assault involving two… Read More
1 DOW 18,034.93
+208.63 (1.17%)    
2 S&P 2,100.40
+19.22 (0.92%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,994.60
+62.79 (1.27%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 8798

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6312

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5416

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5196

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3513

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 8798

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8550

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 20, 2015 2802

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 19, 2015 2356

ATV Ride, Cookout Raises Funds for Shanice Bean…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 1200

Tru Blue BBQ Wins Earlington Downtown Showdown BBQ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 950

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 835

Children Thrilled with Superhero Pancake Breakfast

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 774

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff on April…

by Office of the Governor
April 20, 2015 653

Pick Greenville's 'Saturdays on the Square' Free…

by Beth Newman
April 19, 2015 621

KET Documentary Follows UK Doctor's Work Helping…

by Elizabeth Adams
April 19, 2015 574

Legislator's Log - Week of April 19, 2015

by Brent Yonts
April 19, 2015 570

Dave Says - April 19, 2015

by Dave Ramsey