Vehicle fire reported last Friday at ACE

Members of the Red Bud Fire Department and Police Department are pictured on scene of a van fire in the parking lot of Cotton’s Ace Hardware in Red Bud on Friday, Dec. 29. Fire Chief Sean Landgraf noted that the fire was confined to the van’s engine compartment. He added that thankfully the van was pushed away from the building before the fire spread, and that Ace employees grabbed fire extinguishers to help with the fire and allow the vehicle owner to get their personal items out.