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Lower Township Police Department
Tuesday July 10th, 2018 :: 06:10 p.m. EDT


Lower Township Police Respond to Jeep Fire

On July 8th, 2018 at approximately 09:08 a.m. Lower Township Police responded to the intersection of Bayshore and Fishing Creek Road for a reported vehicle fire.  Upon arrival the vehicle, a 1990 red in color Jeep Wrangler, was fully engulfed in flames. 

Investigation revealed the driver had pulled over because the vehicle was smoking heavily from underneath.  The driver stated that after he pulled over his Jeep started to catch fire from what he believed was a loose fuel line.  The vehicle became fully engulfed before the arrival of Villas Fire Company, who extinguished the fire without further incident.  No one was injured from the incident and the vehicle was then towed from the scene.

Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-886-1619

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