PALMYRA TWP. (Wayne) - An excavator fire at Leeward Quarry occurred Monday morning, July 31.

Hawley Fire Department received the dispatch at 9:12 a.m. and responded five minutes later with an engine and two tanker vehicles, Wendy Krause stated. A second excavator was used to pull off the top of the machine to gain access to the fire. It took about 45 minutes to get the fire under the control due to the amount of fuel in the machine.
Hawley Fire Department completed the call at 11:02 a.m. Five firefighters and one fire police officer were on scene.