Unoccupied Police Vehicle Burns, Arson Suspected (Photo)

November 28, 2020 22:19

  

A Portland Police patrol vehicle that was parked awaiting body damage repair was caught fire and severely damaged Saturday night.

On Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 8:20p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a city fleet parking lot in the 800 block of North Graham Street on a report of a vehicle on fire. Portland Fire and Rescue responded and extinguished the flames. It was a fully marked 2018 Portland Police Ford Interceptor Utility vehicle. The vehicle had been involved in a minor crash and was towed there for repairs.

The interior of the vehicle was heavily damaged (photos). The cause of the fire is under investigation but arson is suspected. An Arson Investigator responded and is doing follow-up.

No arrests were made or suspect information is available.

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