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Police, fire officials investigate early morning car fire

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to a car fire just after 1 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of Jennings Drive.

According to police, when they arrived they found the car on fire in the front yard of the residence. Wilmington Fire Department arrived and put the fire out.

Officials found a can of starting fluid in the driveway. It was determined that someone had stuffed something in the gas tank and lit the car on fire.

A Wilmington Fire Department investigator was called to the scene. The incident is being investigated by both the Wilmington Fire Department and the Wilmington Police Department.

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