By Al Novack, Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Nearly two dozen cars were either damaged or destroyed following a fire in a parking lot in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

The fire was first reported at about 3:30 a.m. in a parking lot in the 10000 block of Sandmeyer Lane near Red Lion Road.

Chopper 3 HD was over the scene where it appeared at least 20 cars were either damaged or completely destroyed by the blaze.

It was not immediately known if the fire was intentionally set or if it was accidental.

The fire remains under investigation.

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