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Ford Explorer catches afire on JVD

- no injuries reported
A lone occupant of a vehicle escaped unhurt after it caught afire on White Bay Hill, Jost Van Dyke just after 9am today, February 15, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
The burnt out vehicle. Photo: Team of Reporters
The burnt out vehicle. Photo: Team of Reporters
Steam rises as firemen douse the vehicle to extinguish it. Photo: Team of Reporters
Steam rises as firemen douse the vehicle to extinguish it. Photo: Team of Reporters
Thick smoke rises as the vehicle is engulfed in flames. Photo: Team of Reporters
Thick smoke rises as the vehicle is engulfed in flames. Photo: Team of Reporters
GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI- A female driver escaped injuries when the vehicle she was in caught afire at White Bay, Jost Van Dyke just after 9am today, February 15, 2016.

According to reports from our correspondents on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke, the driver who was the lone occupant of the vehicle was on her way to White Bay Hill when she observed smoke coming from her engine.

Reports further state that the woman turned off the engine and exited her vehicle, however, the vehicle had already started to burn.

The vehicle, a 2000 Ford Explorer bearing license plate PP 259, was completely destroyed.

The driver was uninjured. 

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