Police Polaris destroyed by unexplained fire
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
A routine patrol by members of the San Pedro Police Formation did not end well, as their Polaris vehicle suddenly became engulfed in flames. The incident took place around 9AM on Wednesday, August 17th in the Alta Mira Area of San Pedro Town. The Fire Department was notified and they quickly responded to the scene where they put out the fire. Little could be done to save the Polaris, and it was completely destroyed.
According to reports, four police officers jumped off the Polaris after noticing smoke coming from the vehicle. In minutes the vehicle was gutted by the fire, and the officers and neighbours from the area could do nothing but watch as the flames destroyed the machine.
Both the San Pedro Police Department along with the Fire Department have launched an investigation to find out what caused the blaze.
This is a developing story and The Sun will share more information as it becomes available.