November 4, 2018 9:59 pm
Updated: November 5, 2018 12:50 pm

15 vehicles damaged in possible multi-car arson in Abbotsford

One of several burned-out cars that investigators believe may have been deliberately set on fire.

Shane MacKichan
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Police and fire investigators in Abbotsford, B.C., are looking into a multi-vehicle fire that may have been arson.

Asst. fire Chief Jeff Snider said crews were called to the blaze at Overseas Autobody at 2342 Windsor St. shortly after 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

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No one was at the facility at the time, but a passing motorist spotted the flames and called 911.

Snider said crews were able to quickly knock the fire down but that 15 vehicles were damaged, with 10 to 12 of them sustaining major damage. They are complete write-offs.

Three to four vehicles sustained minor damage.

The building was also slightly damaged, including some broken windows. No one was hurt.

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Snider said that officials are treating the fire as suspicious and that a fire investigator was on scene Sunday taking a closer look.

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