Salem fire

— Firefighters, along with police, were called at 1:21 p.m. Thursday to the 100 block of North Madison Avenue for a vehicle fire. Smoke was coming from the engine compartment of a mid-size truck. The driver said he had been on the highway and just got home. Smoldering areas were extinguished and after further investigation, it was discovered sound barrier material from the underside of the cab had fallen onto the transmission and exhaust, causing the smoldering.


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