Vehicle fire in Winston-Salem investigated as possible arson

Crest Hill Drive (Google)

Crest Hill Drive (Google)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A vehicle fire in Winston-Salem early Thursday mroning is being investiated as possible arson, according to authorities.

Crews responded to a home on Crest Hill Drive around 4:22 a.m. where they found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.

The owner of the vehicle told police he heard a “boom” and ran outside to find his car on fire.

Authorities say evidence at the scene is indicating possible arson as the cause of the vehicle fire.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.

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