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Police, Firefighters Respond To Car Fire, Possible Arson

Posted: 3:35 PM, May 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-25 15:35:20-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police officers and firefighters responded to a car fire on Saturday afternoon.

Police tell us they were called around 12:30p.m. to an area near the intersection of Winchester Road and Man O’ War Boulevard.

Police officers nearby reportedly saw a man run from a burning car and get into a white van.

Police say their officers caught up with a van matching that description on Liberty Road, and inside they found a man who had burns and matched the description of the person seen running from the car fire.

Based on their preliminary investigation, officers believe the car that was on fire was stolen, but it had not been reported.

Arson investigators are on scene. No arrests have been made.