Patrol Car Burned

Other county vehicles broken into

Lee Rogers
January 03, 2019 - 7:33 pm

Lee Rogers

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office issued the following press release Thursday.

Anderson, SC (January, 3 2019, 12:50 a.m. EDT) – Anderson County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Anderson County Fleet Maintenance at 731 Michelin Blvd in Anderson in regards to a vehicle fire.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a marked Anderson County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle fully engulfed in flames. 

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Deputies, along with Anderson County Fire personnel entered the fenced in property and subsequently extinguished the vehicle fire.  

Around the same time the fire was reported, two suspects were seen in the area in or around the fence.   With the information regarding suspicious persons near the property prior to call, it was determined that the vehicle fire may have been intentional.  Based on the possible intentional burning of a vehicle, Arson Investigators were contacted and responded to begin processing.  

While investigating the possible arson, deputies also found several county vehicles with items missing from inside.       

At this time there are no suspects and the Anderson County Sheriff's Office is looking for any information regarding this incident.  

If you have information on this fire or whom may be responsible, please call 864-260-4400 to report your information. 

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