Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Car set on fire, house partially destroyed

Fire officers are investigating a blaze in Carapo which saw a vehicle and part of a house destroyed.

The fire was reported around 1am on Saturday and took place in Centeno Village.

Residents of the area heard a loud explosion and upon investigating they observed a car, which was parked in the drive way of one of the homes, on fire.

The fire services were notified, and officers from the Tunapuna and Arima fire stations responded.

Officers were able to contain the blaze and no injuries were recorded.

Due to the circumstances of the fire, police believe that it was deliberately set.

Investigations are continuing.

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