Vehicle Fire Under Investigation in Lexington Park

August 9, 2018

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at approximately 7:10 p.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to North Essex Drive in the area of Hancock Road, for the reported vehicle fire.

Crews arrived on scene to find a Ford Focus with light smoke coming from the back seat, the fire was extinguished by citizens in the area.

St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office and the Maryland State Fire Marshal responded to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire.

Witnesses on the scene reported children were playing around the vehicle and started the fire before fleeing the scene prior to the arrival of police.

6 Responses to Vehicle Fire Under Investigation in Lexington Park

  1. Anonymous on August 9, 2018 at 12:22 pm

    Wow ! No tags on the car imagine that. I bet the kids were paid to set it on fire. So they can collect the insurance money. How much do you want to bet, it was reported stolen by the owner ?

    • Anonymous on August 10, 2018 at 2:41 pm

      No tags probably also no insurance, hill billy

  2. Anonymous on August 9, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    Then the owner is sued by the kids parent(s) for creating an attractive nuisance.

  3. Anonymous on August 9, 2018 at 3:47 pm

    I bet that was an abandoned car.

  4. Anonymous on August 9, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    It looks like that house is Bank Owned.

  5. Devil In The Detailer on August 13, 2018 at 8:40 am

    That dude should put up the windows before washing the car!

    He will ruin that interior.

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