June 28, 2016

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Wadsworth police want help finding truck arsonist

WADSWORTH — City police are seeking assistance in determining who set fire to two pickup trucks in a parking lot of a downtown business.

Two Ford Ranger pickup trucks were set on fire early Sunday morning at Car Quest Auto in Wadsworth. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WADSWORTH POLICE DEPT.)

Lt. Rob Wyrick, of the Wadsworth Police Department, said the fire scorched two Ford Ranger pickup trucks at 1:04 a.m. Sunday at Car Quest Auto, 1320 High St. One truck was a 2005 model and the other a 2008.

“It’s an intriguing case we’re investigating as arson,” Wyrick said. “There are no suspects, and we’re looking for any information.”

Once on scene, Wadsworth firefighters extinguished the blaze in a matter of minutes, Wyrick said. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wadsworth Police Department at (330) 334-1511. Anonymous tips can be called in to (330) 335-2769.

Contact Steve Grazier at (330) 721-4012 or sgrazier@medina-gazette.com.