Three vehicles had been torched in Punta Gorda in February. It appears that a pyromaniac has sought pleasure from the flames and continues to do so. Another vehicle and a motorcycle were burnt to a tinder during another late night incident. Toledo Correspondent Paul Mahung reports on the Punta Gorda pyro.
Paul Mahung Toledo Correspondent: “Two separate cases of suspected Arson this morning has caused destruction to a vehicle and scooter in Punta Gorda. Initial reports confirm that the two fire incidents happened at about 4 AM on Fun Street in the southern section of town. The vehicle, a green Honda CRV belonging to Joseph Sapal a teacher at Julio and Cho Technical High School was destroyed with the engine and the interior of the vehicle burnt. The vehicle was parked on the side of the street just in the area where the owner resides. The Meilun scooter owned by WPC Carmela Cacho of Punta Gorda Police Formation was totally destroyed with other minor damages to the varanda area of the house where the scooter was parked. Punta Gorda Fire Service was called out to both locations and was helpful in putting out the fire which occurred separately but nearby to each other. Police in Punta Gorda have detained three person for questioning in connection with the burning of the vehicle and scooter. Paul Mahung Toledo Correspondent Love News.”