Police: Vehicle fire in South Seattle intentionally set


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SEATTLE - Seattle police are investigating who set a parked vehicle on fire in South Seattle.

Officers and crews responded to the 9800 block of 59th Avenue South to a report of a vehicle fire after 11:45 p.m. Thursday. 

Firefighters put out the fire right away, and detectives and a fire marshal investigated the fire. 

During the investigation, the burned-out vehicle was parked near the owner’s home. 

The Seattle Fire Department believed the fire to be electrical in nature. 

Upon further investigation, it was determined to be a deliberately set fire, according to police. 

At this time, police have not determined a suspect or suspects.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or the Seattle Police Department. 

The incident remains as an active and ongoing arson investigation.