Car catches fire, injures worker at local auto repair shop

A worker at a Chico auto repair shop was rushed to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a car he was working on caught fire.

Posted: Mar 9, 2018 8:36 AM

A worker at a Chico auto repair shop was rushed to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a car he was working on caught fire.

The fire happened just after Noon at Courtesy Automotive Center on Cohasset Road.

Chico Fire investigators have not yet determined what caused the car to ignite.

The fire did spread to a second car and caused significant damage to it. The fire was extinguished by the time fire crews arrived.

The injured worker was taken to Enloe Medical Center for moderate burn injuries. His name has not been released.

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