80.7 F
Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, June 25, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesArson Suspected in Park Fire

Arson Suspected in Park Fire

Arson is suspected in a 10 p.m. Sunday fire that destroyed three V.I. National Park vehicles parked at the park’s maintenance yard in Cruz Bay. Park officials put the value of the vehicles at $90,000.

No suspects have been apprehended.

According to a park press release, the loss of these three vehicles has impacted daily maintenance operations at the park as well as the Youth Conservation Corps summer trails program since the vehicles were used to transport local students to and from work locations.

Crews from the park, the V.I. Fire Service and the Police Department responded to find the vehicles engulfed in flames.

Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)

The incident is under investigation by the park, the police, the Fire Service and the FBI.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact the park chief ranger’s office at 776-6201 ext. 228 or 254 or confidentially at Crime Stoppers V.I. at 800-222-8477.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.




Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
This message is only visible to admins.
Problem displaying Facebook posts.
Error: Server configuration issue