TRPD: Four vehicles catch fire
On November 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm Police and Fire units responded to 1174 Wake Forest Drive for a reported vehicle fire. Stanley Wainwright (72 y/o) was in his driveway working on his 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Sierra when a fire broke out in the leaves under the vehicle. Wainwright stated that he was starting the car when he heard a loud pop. The car quickly became completely engulfed in flames and soon spread to a 1989 Toyota camper-van, a 1990 Winnebago camper-van, and a 1990 Ford Econoline Mini Bus. All four vehicles were a total loss. East Dover Fire Company responded and extinguished the fires. Toms River Fire Prevention Officer Kevin Esposito responded and assisted Officer Samantha Sutter with the investigation.