Police investigating Good Hope fire that destroyed vehicles, wooden shed
The Guyana Police Force has taken over the investigation into a Monday afternoon fire at Good Hope, East Coast Demerara which destroyed several derelict vehicles and a wooden shed owned by 55-year-old Roshan Ali Sr. of Regent Bourda, Georgetown.
In a statement, the Guyana Fire Service said that at about 13:45 hrs, they were alerted and responded to a fire at a junkyard located at Lot 6 Good Hope, ECD.
“The purported cause is a deliberate setting of fire on grass by person(s) unknown, which spread to the derelict vehicles and subsequently ignited the shed,” the GFS said.
“The matter has been handed over to the police for further investigation,” the statement added.