Unusual cause for car fire outside Dixie Lee

BARRY’S BAY – A small critter was responsible for ruining a new 2018 Audi, threatening a local business and forcing the Madawaska Valley Fire Department to take action. On August 1, firefighters were dispatched at 11:27 a.m. for a vehicle fire at the Dixie Lee parking lot. Two trucks and eight north hall firefighters were on scene minutes later and stayed on scene for 35 minutes. A brand new 2018 Audi had caught fire. It was only three months old and had just 3,000 kilometres. To read the full story, pick up a copy of the August 8 paper.