Fire Destroys Chevy Z28 At Cottage Hill Convenience Store

May 30, 2021

Fire destroyed a Chevrolet Z28 Saturday afternoon at a Cottage Hill convenience store.

The fire was reported shortly before 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the First Stop Williams Ditch Road at Highway 95A. The vehicle was in the parking lot, but away from the structure.

There were no injuries reported.

The Cantonment Station of Escambia Fire Rescue responded. photos by Kristi Barbour, click to enlarge.


8 Responses to “Fire Destroys Chevy Z28 At Cottage Hill Convenience Store”

  1. Rusty Shakleford on May 31st, 2021 9:20 am

    Sad to see. I had a 95 Camaro that caught fire like this one. Smelled something burning at the first stop sign I came to after leaving the house. Turned around, popped the hood when I got home and there was a small fire burning on top of the intake. Put it out and ended up replacing some of the wiring harness. Drove it for several years after and really never found out what caused it. Never cared for the salad shooter wheels….

  2. Howie on May 30th, 2021 8:42 pm

    What a shame for this classic muscle car to catch on fire.

  3. Dola on May 30th, 2021 7:32 pm

    What a true “hotrod!”

  4. Suzie B on May 30th, 2021 4:27 pm

    @Paul – this sounds like a story we need to hear. It’s a shame this one was destroyed. Looked in pretty good shape

  5. Deborah Daugherty on May 30th, 2021 8:42 am

    So sorry for your loss..such a classic beauty..I hope it can be restored.

  6. CW on May 30th, 2021 7:56 am

    Darn, looked like it was in good shape too.

  7. Paul on May 30th, 2021 7:44 am

    One of my favorite cars. Mine sank :(

  8. Justice on May 30th, 2021 7:42 am

    Our fire fighters always do a great job.