Car fire erupts at Gouverneur Fair demolition derby
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 11:42 am


Firefighters work to extinguish blaze during the demolition derby at the Gouverneur Fair.

GOUVERNEUR – A car fire erupted at the Gouverneur Fair’s demolition derby this weekend.

Kayla Sawyer, 17, daughter of Shawn and Nicole Sawyer, Gouverneur, competed for the first time in the powder puff division in the 401K car.

During the match her vehicle caught fire but was quickly extinguished by firefighters.

She was not hurt in the incident. (Photo by Krista Lawrence)