Vehicle fire in Belmopan Print E-mail
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Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

On June 19, 2017, acting upon information received of a vehicular fire at Scotches Restaurant and Bar located on the Hummingbird Highway, police visited the location. Upon arrival, they observed a 2002 white Mitsubishi Montero SUV engulfed in flames. The fire personnel arrived shortly and extinguished the flames.

Investigation reveals that the owner of the vehicle, 50-year-old Marisol Carasco, manager of Scotches Restaurant and Bar, reported that she parked her SUV in the compound on June 18, 2017 and did not use it thereafter. She was awaken by a loud bang from outside her house on June 19 and stated that she immediately called the security officer that was on duty in the compound, Santos Flores. Flores made checks and informed her that it was a vehicle that was on fire. Police are investigating.