Arson Bomb Squad detectives investigating U-District arsons

Seattle Fire investigators have determined that two recent car fires in the University District are the product of arson. The first car fire occurred at 12:47 a.m on March 8th in the 4100 block of 11th Ave NE. The second car fire occurred at 12:12 a.m. on March 9th in the 4200 block of 7th Ave NE. The second fire caused additional damage to the exterior of an adjacent duplex.

In both instances, Arson Bomb Squad detectives responded to the scene along with Seattle Fire investigators. The case has been assigned and detectives are actively investigating to determine whether or not there is any connection. At this time, there is no suspect information.

Citizens who are out and about late at night or early in the morning are asked to report anything suspicious or out of the ordinary to 911.