Dumpster Fire Sets Vehicle Ablaze under Investigation

March 24, 2014

Fire MarshallOn March 24, 2014 at 4:03 am, a fire at 44755 Jeeter Way, California was discovered by a passerby.

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded. A dumpster and a 2000 Mitsubishi Murano were on fire. The fire was determined to have originated from inside the dumpster and then extended to the vehicle parked nearby.

The estimated loss to the vehicle is $3,000 and the contents $500.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone who has information about this fire is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Southern Regional Office, at 443-550-6834.

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