Springfield fire department investigating after car fire was started with Molotov bottle


The Springfield Fire Department is investigating after a car fire was started by a Molotov bottle Tuesday morning.  

According to Springfield Fire Spokesperson Dennis Leger, the Arson and Bomb Squad was called to 7 Darwell Street at 9:50 a.m. for a report of a car fire. 

Leger said overnight a Molotove type bottle was used to intentionally set the car on fire. 

The fire burnt out before firefighters got to it, but cause extensive damage to the inside of the car. The damage was not found until the morning.  

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad at 413-787-6370. 

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