• Police: Vehicle fire in South Seattle intentionally set


    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. 

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