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Fire siteA car lot at 6801 State Ave. was the site of a fire of 12 to 14 cars around 5 a.m. Friday, July 12.
A fire at a car lot Friday morning is under investigation, according to the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department spokesman.
From 12 to 14 cars were on fire when firefighters arrived around 5 a.m. Friday at the car lot at 6801 State Ave., said Assistant Fire Chief Craig Duke. Other cars had been vandalized. Firefighters arrived within four minutes of the call, he said.
He said fire investigators and the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department are investigating the incident as suspicious.
One firefighter had a minor injury from glass that was in his hand and was transported to the hospital, nonemergency, he said.
At this time, investigators are working on putting a dollar value on the loss, and will be calculating the value of the used cars that were burned or vandalized, he said.