Car bursts into flames at mechanic shop


A car owned by a Lightown, East Bank Berbice man suddenly became engulfed in flames Saturday, August 28, at about 15:00 hrs.

Suraj Shivraj, 40, is estimating his losses at about $300,000.

The car received extensive damage from the fire

Shivraj said he sensed a burning odour emanating from the dashboard and tried to get it checked at a mechanic shop but the car burst into flames.

The burnt car

The fire service was contacted and ranks extinguished the flames. No injuries were reported.

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