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Arson investigators look into Logan Heights car fire

Posted at 7:19 AM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 10:19:30-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a car parked on the side of the freeway in Logan Heights early Monday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, The incident happened at about 3 a.m. on the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 at Oceanview Blvd.

When fire crews arrived, the car was fully engulfed. Firefighters were able to put the fire out quickly.

When the smoke cleared, deputies found a rag in the gas tank and says it appeared the car had been set on fire intentionally.

No injuries were reported.

Arson investigators are looking into the cause of the fire.