Officials: Cars damaged in attempted arson in Germantown

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County fire officials say after responding to a reported car fire they found more cars with damage. Officials are now investigating what appears to be an attempted arson.

According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, at approximately midnight Wednesday, firefighters responded to a reported car fire at Mateny Road and Owl Nest Lane. Crews discovered evidence of attempted arson on several vehicles in the area. Piringer says there was minimal damage to the five to six vehicles and no one was injured.

There is no information on any suspects at this time.


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