Joliet police investigating 6 vehicles ‘intentionally’ set on fire with gasoline
JOLIET, Ill — The Joliet Police Department is investigating after six vehicles were ‘intentionally’ set on fire early Wednesday morning.
The vehicle fires happened around 4 a.m. in the Reedwood area, which is on the city’s West Side, according to a Facebook post from the department.
Four vehicles were “heavily damaged” and two vehicles had “lesser damage,” Sgt. Dwayne English said in a press release.
English said it appears all of the fires were intentionally set with gasoline and the fires are connected.
The fires happened in the following areas:
- 1100-1200 block of West Marion Street
- 100 block of South Reed Street
- 1000 block of West Jefferson Street
- 0-50 block of Oneil Street
The department is asking for anyone with information or surveillance video to contact Detective McKinney at 815-724-3385.
Videos can also be sent to detectives using the Ring Neighbors App or anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Will County.
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