Detectives with the Bluefield Police Dept. are reviewing video surveillance after someone set one of the department’s cruisers on fire Friday morning in the department’s parking lot.
The fire was spotted at about 5:20 by Officer J.W. Murray, Jr. He grabbed a fire extinguisher before the Bluefield Fire Dept. arrived on the scene.
Officer Murray says an accelerant was used to start the blaze. The cruiser was destroyed.
A spokesman for the police dept. said detectives were involved in an active investigation Friday afternoon in hopes of finding out who is responsible.