Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#508141 - 10/09/15 10:24 AM House set on fire once again  
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 33
San Pedro Breeze Radio Offline
.
San Pedro Breeze Radio  Offline
By Danny Vega
San Pedro Breeze Radio

An abandoned house on the north side of the bridge by the old hammock house that was being torn down over the last few days caught fire last night. The San Pedro Fire department was able to quickly bring the small fire under control.

This morning around 6am they were called out once again and another small fire was again brought under control.

At around 8:30 am they received more calls as the structure was once again ablaze. This time the fire truck got stuck in the muddy property and was unable to get to the burning house.

Thanks to San Pedro Town Council who brought out their backhoe and were able to pull the truck out so the fire department could get the blaze under control and eventually extinguished.

The fire destroyed most of the structure leaving a burnt out hollow shell. Smoke in the area was intense and the wind carried the smoke toward Holy Cross school.

The workers that were tearing down the building fled the scene and were unable to be located.

The Fire Department is investigating and charges may be forthcoming.

We'll have an interview with the Fire Chief of San Pedro tomorrow on the Breeze.

www.sanpedrobreeze.com
San Pedro's #1 Hit Music Station!



[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]

www.sanpedrobreeze.com
San Pedro's #1 Hit Music Station!

Last edited by San Pedro Breeze Radio; 10/12/15 01:23 AM. Reason: title change

www.sanpedrobreeze.com
San Pedro's #1 Hit Music Station!
#508152 - 10/09/15 08:15 PM Re: Arson suspected in early morning fire [Re: San Pedro Breeze Radio]  
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 5,399
ScubaLdy Offline
.
ScubaLdy  Offline
Wasn't Tom Vidren the previous owner and lately belonged to Vernon Wilson?


Harriette
Take only pictures leave only bubbles
#508163 - 10/10/15 08:23 AM Re: Arson suspected in early morning fire [Re: San Pedro Breeze Radio]  
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 7,425
SimonB Offline
SimonB  Offline
Yes, it was Tom's place.

#508193 - 10/12/15 01:20 AM Re: Arson suspected in early morning fire [Re: San Pedro Breeze Radio]  
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 33
San Pedro Breeze Radio Offline
.
San Pedro Breeze Radio  Offline
By Danny Vega

A fourth attempt was made to burn down the old abandoned house by the bridge.

San Pedro Fire Department were called out around 6pm Saturday Night when the burnt out shell was set ablaze once again.

Newton Lennan, Chief officer of the San Pedro Fire department said he wants the culprits charged.
It is alleged that the workers assigned to tear down the house keep setting it on fire.

He explained that if you want to bring down a house by fire, there are permits to be obtained and procedures to follow.
You can't just burn down a house even if it's yours said Lennan.
Town council must approve it and the Fire department must be notified so that they can be there to monitor it and bring it down safely.

You can hear our interview with the chief today at 8am, 11am, 2pm & 5pm on
The Breeze


[Linked Image]


www.sanpedrobreeze.com
San Pedro's #1 Hit Music Station!

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
June
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
4 registered members (SailingWaldo, 3 invisible), 135 guests, and 6 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics64,646
Posts463,631
Members18,833
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0