Six Year Old Sets Vehicle Alight in Waterloo - KZN

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Six Year Old Sets Vehicle Alight in Waterloo - KZN

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A Mercedes Benz SUV was gutted in a fired on Pricklepear Road in Waterloo - KZN this afternoon (Thursday).

A resident contacted the Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) Operations Centre at approximately 15:32 requesting assistance. On arrival, Reaction Officers discovered the vehicle engulfed in flames.

According to the owner, the vehicle experienced mechanical failure and was parked in the yard. Her six year old son was playing in the vehicle when it caught alight. He admitted to using matches to set it alight.

Firefighters arrived shortly thereafter and extinguished the blaze.

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