On January 18, 2017 at 1805, the DFD was alerted for a vehicle fire on SR-1, south of Exit 97. Duty Officer Asst Chief Michael O’Connor was first on scene to find a vehicle with the engine compartment well involved on the on-ramp to Exit 97. Initial reports were of possible subjects in the vehicle. Asst Chief O’Connor determined the vehicle was unoccupied. E6 arrived on scene and deployed the front bumper line to extinguish the fire. The situation was placed under control and turned over to the State FMO and DSP for investigation. DelDot was also contacted for ice on the roadway.