Pink monster truck fire investigated as case of arson

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MCLEANSVILLE, N.C. — The fire that heavily damaged the pink monster truck, owned by Chad Smith, is being investigated as a case of arson.

Officials at the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said detectives are working with the fire marshal’s office to investigate the fire that happened Thursday at 4461 Redcedar Road.

The person who reported the fire will be interviewed by investigators. Smith will also be interviewed when he returns home from out of state.

Officials said the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Guilford County CrimeStoppers at (336) 373-1000.