Authorities investigate car arson in North Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating an arson after they found a burning car in North Philadelphia.

Police received a call around 5 a.m. of a car on fire on the 900
block of Brown Street. The fire department responded and extinguished
the blaze.

The Fire Marshall’s Office examined the scene and
determined that someone stuffed a rag in the gas tank, then poured
accelerate into the fuel tank to ignite the fire. They deemed it a case of arson.

No motive has been established and no arrests have yet been made.

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