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Truck fire set intentionally

Original post made on Aug 26, 2010

Investigators say the fire that consumed a white Chevrolet pickup just off of Ednamary Way two weeks ago was set intentionally. They have yet to determine whether the fire was technically arson.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 26, 2010, 10:14 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Really?, a resident of Shoreline West
on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:56 pm

That is strange. "In order for the fire to be classified as arson, it must be determined that the blaze was set both intentionally and maliciously, according to Liz Wylie." Let see...no one was around to say I am burning this truck on purpose because it is mine and I am destroying. I am sure no one got a burn permit to set this truck on fire overnight. I am sure trucks don't spontaneously combust. I think the Voice should have obtained their quote from the fire department's arson investigators. Even if it was not malicious it would be an unlawful burn. I am sure the owner did not allow someone to burn his truck unless he is looking for an insurance pay off...humm sounds. That is strange...


Posted by Fahrenheit 451, a resident of The Crossings
on Aug 26, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Maybe somebody intentionally and unmaliciously lit a candle inside and it got out of control. Not likely, but that may be the reason for the distinction in the law.


Posted by Jim Doughty, a resident of Gemello
on Aug 26, 2010 at 4:00 pm

Who knows -- maybe some homeless dude wanting to heat up a cup of soup...

Cheers


Posted by more?, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:08 am

I am sure there is more to the story.


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