Car Fires Set in Greenville

July 24, 2014-

Greenville police are investigating seven car fires that occurred within two hours.  Fire crews say all the fires broke out between 4:30 and 6:30 Tuesday morning.  Twelve cars were broken into and seven others set on fire.  Greenville Assistant Fire Chief David McDermitt said, "They were set in basically the same spot between the seats or on the driver's seat."  Joshua Willis, 18, is in custody and charged with theft of a vehicle.  He has yet to be tied to the arsons.  Police continue to investigate.



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