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Delaware Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Arson In Newark

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NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is looking into the arson of a vehicle in Newark that happened early Thursday morning.

Around 2 a.m., state fire investigators responded to the 100 block of Spruce Glen Drive in Meadowood near Capitol Trail, where a vehicle was discovered on fire in front of a home.

The Mill Creek Fire Company responded, and fire investigators determined that a person had attempted to destroy the car via an incendiary device, which was recovered at the scene.

The fire resulted in an estimated $1,000 of damage.

A criminal investigation is underway, and anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-333 or the State Fire Marshal’s New Castle Division at 302-323-5375.

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