Fire brigade on duty – A4: Peugeot caught fire at airport

Fire brigade on duty – A4: Peugeot caught fire at airport


With the key words of the alarm “Car in full fire”, Fischamend’s comrades next to Commander Christian Pichler were called to the Ostautobahn yesterday on Tuesday. Firefighters announcing today, a car caught fire near the airport. The driver was not injured, he even managed to park his Peugeot on the hard shoulder.

Once they reached the scene, the firefighting work started. However, when gasoline leaked from the damaged tank, the fire was ignited again and again. It was only when the decision was made to raise the car slightly with a crane to gain better access to the tank that the extinguishing work was quickly successful. To be on the safe side, the petrol tank was removed, according to the Fischamend fire brigade.

They were supported during the operation by their colleagues from the company’s fire brigade at the airport. However, they were on site only for safety purposes, Fischamender also handled the removal of the burnt wreck. In addition, the voluntary comrades helped the Asfinag road service to clean the road.

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