Fire and Rescue responds to car fire at Lakeview Drive-In in Chelan

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Fire crews pry the hood from a 1963 Ford Galaxy that caught fire at Lakeview Drive-In on May 20, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Jillian Foster, GoLakeChelan.com)

Chelan County Fire District 7 responded to a car fire at Lakeview Drive-In located at 323 West Manson Highway in Chelan, Washington at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

The car, a 1963 Ford Galaxy, was engulfed in flames coming from the engine.

A 1963 Ford Galaxy caught fire at Lakeview Drive-In on Saturday, May 20, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Jillian Foster, GoLakeChelan.com)

According to the passenger of the car, the driver had received the car from an uncle uncle and was out for a test drive after working on the vehicle that afternoon.

“With cars like these, people work on them at home and sometimes these things happen,” Chelan Fire Chief Tim Lemon stated.

A car parked close the the Ford was damaged, but no injuries were reported.

(Story courtesy of GoLakeChelan.com, Jillian Foster)