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Cops: Spill causes truck fire at cemetery

A fire engulfed a landscaping truck Monday morning

A fire engulfed a landscaping truck Monday morning in Wellwood Cemetery in Pinelawn. (May 2, 2011) Photo Credit: Carl Corry

A fire engulfed a landscaping truck at Wellwood Cemetery in Pinelawn Monday morning as a result of a fuel spill from the cemetery-owned vehicle, a Suffolk County police spokeswoman said.

Around 9:15 a.m., the vehicle, which was on a roadway inside the cemetery, was fully engulfed in flames. No one was injured and the fire was quickly brought under control, she said. 

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