2007-06-07 / Front Page

Nobody hurt


EXPLOSIVE SITUATION--Around 7 a.m. 
                  Tuesday, a motorist's Mercedes caught fire near the Vons 
                  shopping center on Newbury Road in Newbury Park. The driver, 
                  according to the photographer, appeared shaken but okay. 
                  Ventura County Fire Capt. Kevin Davies said firefighters 
                  spotted the smoke as they left the station. Drivers should 
                  stop and immediately exit a vehicle if flames and fuel are 
                  detected, he said. Motorists and passengers should get 50 feet 
                  away from the vehicle to be safe.DAVE 
                  STEVENSON                                                                                           Special to the Acorn  EXPLOSIVE SITUATION--Around 7 a.m. Tuesday, a motorist's Mercedes caught fire near the Vons shopping center on Newbury Road in Newbury Park. The driver, according to the photographer, appeared shaken but okay. Ventura County Fire Capt. Kevin Davies said firefighters spotted the smoke as they left the station. Drivers should stop and immediately exit a vehicle if flames and fuel are detected, he said. Motorists and passengers should get 50 feet away from the vehicle to be safe.DAVE STEVENSON Special to the Acorn 

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