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Flames Engulf Vehicle on Crest Beach

Wildwood Crest Firefighters spent the late-morning hours Feb. 15 extinguishing a blaze that engulfed a 2008 GMC Suburban SUV. The incident didn’t yield any injuries. 

By Eric Conklin

WILDWOOD CREST – Members of the Wildwood Crest Fire Department spent the late-morning hours Feb. 15 fighting a vehicle blaze, at St. Paul Avenue and the beach. 

The fire department received a call around 11:30 a.m. Upon arrival, they found a 2008 GMC Suburban engulfed in flames, Wildwood Crest Fire Chief Ronald Harwood said. Firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze in about eight minutes, he added. 

The vehicle’s driver said they were driving on the beach, when smoke appeared from the vehicle’s hood, Harwood said. The driver exited the vehicle, lifted the hood, and discovered  a fire ignited around the engine area. 

Fire personnel were on scene for roughly one hour, and the vehicle was eventually towed. 

No injuries were reported. The incident remained under investigation by the Cape May County Fire Marshal’s Office, as of Feb. 16. 

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