Crews fight vehicle fire in restaurant parking lot off Route 5 in Wallingford

Crews fight vehicle fire in restaurant parking lot off Route 5 in Wallingford



WALLINGFORD — No injuries were reported after an SUV caught fire in the parking lot of IHOP on Route 5 on Monday afternoon.

A vehicle fire was reported in the restaurant’s parking lot, 1040 N. Colony Road, about 3:25 p.m. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, which badly damaged an SUV.

Wallingford resident Craig Cassella said he was in the parking lot when the fire started and tried to put the fire out with a fire extinguisher. The cause wasn’t immediately available.

— Record-Journal staff


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