The Royal Barbados Police Force is investigating a fire of unknown origin which occurred about 3:34 pm yesterday.
That blaze damaged two cars, a black Mazda owned by Dionne Marshall of Wilkinson Road, Richmond, Saint Michael, registration number M-1509, and a gold coloured Honda Legend - registration number and owner unknown at the time. Both vehicles were parked in the garage owned by Paul Williams, 54, located at the corner of Redman Road and Weekes Land, Goodland, Saint Michael.
Paul Williams is an auto body repairman who operates a business at the mentioned address. This business is adjoining his residence, which consists of a paint booth, workshop and office.
The office is wooden constructed whilst the workshop and paint booth are wall constructed. The complainant cleaned off the motor vehicle M-1509 and placed it at the workshop entrance and placed the Honda motor car in the paint booth having prepared it for spray painting on Sunday, May 13. He subsequently left home about 1:30 pm.
About 4:00 pm, he was informed by a friend that his house was on fire. He returned to his property and discovered the mentioned vehicles partially burnt, mainly the rear bumpers of both vehicles and the right rear tyre and fender of M-1509.
One fire tender with four fire officers from the Probyn Street Station extinguished the fire.
Investigations into this matter are continuing. Anyone who can provide information to assist with these investigations is asked to contact the Black Rock Police Station at telephone 417-7500.
All information received will be strictly confidential.
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