Police Cruiser Torched

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police are looking for suspects responsible for setting a police cruiser on fire.

The Bluefield Police Department says it happened between 5:30 and 6 a.m. Saturday.

The cruiser was parked along Rogers Street in the Municipal Building parking lot.

One officer used a fire extinguisher to try and put the fire out.

Firefighters say an accelerant was used to spark the flames from a distance.

The State Fire Marshal has ruled the fire suspicious.

Officers with the Bluefield Police Department say they view this as a threat.

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