Truck fire in Winston-Salem investigated as arson

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are investigating a vehicle fire as arson in Winston-Salem early Wednesday morning.

Crews responded to Murphy’s Gas in the Walmart parking lot on Parkway Village Circle around 4:44 a.m. where an unoccupied Chevrolet truck was on fire. The flames were quickly extinguished.

Investigators received information that the fire was intentionally set.

No other property was damaged and no one was injured.

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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