Alwyn Crump, a Seaview Farm resident has been left bewildered after his vehicle mysteriously caught fire on Monday afternoon
Crump told fire officers that he left his vehicle engine running and went inside his house but was alerted only minutes later by his neighbors that his pickup was on fire
The blaze destroyed the vehicle and its contents.
Inspector Bagot, the Public Relations Officer of the Fire Department reported that the All Saints Fire Station received a telephone call from 911 stating that there is a pick up on fire in Seaview Farm.
“An immediate response was made in the No. 17 fire tender. On arrival at the scene, the crew met a pick-up belonging to Mr. Alwyn Crump on fire. Water was used from the fire tender to extinguish the fire. Information received from Mr. Crump is that he parked his pick up and left the engine running and went inside. A few minutes later he was alerted by his neighbor that his pickup was on fire” Bagot reported
He said the man called 9-11 immediately but by the time fire tenders arrived, the vehicle and everything in it was destroyed
The fire brigade is investigating the origin of the fire.