A car fire on Ferndale Road south of Star Park resulted in a road closure while firefighters knocked down the fire.
Whatcom County Fire District 7 personnel were dispatched to the report of the car fire about 5:20pm.
As of 5:35pm, firefighters were still cleaning up after knocking down the fire which provided some addition excitement for families and kids playing at nearby Star Park.
No official cause was given and no one was reported injured. The occupants told firefighters they they smelled smoke, pulled off the road and the car caught fire in the engine compartment.