LOCKPORT – A Ridge Road man was awakened to a vehicle fire on Monday morning which ultimately destroyed his 2005 Chevy Malibu and some of the siding on his house.
Christopher W. Irwin, 40, of 5643 Ridge Road, told Niagara County sheriff’s deputies that he looked out the window at 7 a.m. and saw flames coming out of the vehicle and out of the sunroof. His wife, Tonya R. Irwin, was awakened by her husband. She breathed in smoke as she was leaving the house, but refused immediate treatment, according to a patrol report.
Wrights Corners Volunteer Fire Company responded to extinguish the fire.
Damage to the vehicle was $6,000. Damage to the siding was $1,000.