Alexandra pie cart destroyed by fire

00:03, May 16 2012
Alexandra pie cart
LOST CAUSE: Firefighters were unable to save the Alexandra pie cart.

The  Alexandra Pie Cart was destroyed by fire on Saturday.

The Alexandra Fire Brigade was called to the fire about 4.50pm but could do nothing to save the cart which was fully involved by the time firefighters arrived.

Fire safety and police have been notified and a fire safety officer is expected hold an investigation into how the fire was started today.

The owner of the pie cart was taken away from the scene by ambulance and treated for smoke inhalation.

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