Fire crews kept busy with 3 fires in St. John's area
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the St. John's Regional Fire Department are investigating several fires that occurred in the St. John's area early on Saturday morning.
At 2:30 a.m., police responded to a fire in the Boncloddy Street area of the city.
A small shed at the back of a property became engulfed in flames just as emergency responders arrived at the scene.
The fire was quickly brought under control and there were no reports of injuries.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.
At 2:40 a.m., the RNC and fire crews responded to a structure fire at an unoccupied house in the Beaumont Street area.
Police said the fire was suspicious in nature, and fire investigators are looking into the cause.
At 4:05 a.m., firefighters were called to a vehicle fire on Robert E. Howlett Drive in Goulds.
When they arrived, a car was fully engulfed in flames.
The fire was quickly contained, although the car was destroyed.
Police said the fire appeared to be suspicious in nature, and officials continue to investigate the matter.