Copperas Cove Fire Department investigating vehicle fire


Cove Leader-Press


The Copperas Cove Fire Department is looking for information on an individual leaving the scene just prior to a vehicle fire in the 300 block of Casa Drive on Tuesday afternoon.

Around 3:17 p.m. the CCFD responded to a call about a vehicle fire. The location was at the back lot of a former car wash.

“Upon arrival, the vehicle was found to be fully involved in flames in the back portion of the car wash,” stated Fire Marshal Carlos Mariduena. “Video surveillance shows a male subject walking away from the vehicle immediately prior to the fire.”

This fire has been determined to be arson and is currently under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s Office.

The Copperas Cove Fire Marshal is asking that anyone with information regarding the individual in the photo or of this crime to contact the Copperas Cove Fire Marshal’s Office at 254-542-2514 ext. 6303 or Copperas Cove Crime Stoppers at 254-547-1111.


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2210 U.S. 190
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