Meeker County Authorities Investigating Vehicle Arson
DASSEL TOWNSHIP (WJON News) -- Meeker County authorities are investigating an arson that destroyed a vehicle and damaged an attached garage.
The sheriff's office got a call at 3:50 a.m. Monday on a report of a vehicle fire. Officers and fire crews responded to the 72900 block of 240th Street in Dassel Township and saw a vehicle in a driveway that was engulfed.
Deputies quickly discovered that the fire was a result of arson.
The flames were put out, but not before destroying the vehicle and damaging an attached garage.
The Minnesota Fire Marshal's Office was called in to help investigate and detectives are reviewing surveillance video in an effort to identify a suspect.