Two vehicles found engulfed in flames at business in McCracken Co., KY

Two vehicles found engulfed in flames at business in McCracken Co., KY
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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Sheriff's deputies in McCracken County, Kentucky found two vehicles fully engulfed in flames on Tuesday, May 1

At 4:30 a.m., the McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded to John Puryear Drive to the report of a vehicle fire.

Deputies said they found two vehicles at Paducah Auto Auction fully engulfed in flames.  The fire was extinguished by the Reidland/Farley Fire Department.

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Officials said the suspect that the fire was intentionally set to one of the vehicles. Video surveillance from a nearby business shows what looks like a light colored single cab, older model truck, possibly without a tailgate, that arrived at the facility at approximately 4 a.m.

At 4:31 a.m. officials said the video shows the fire starting and within a minute the light colored truck left southbound on John Puryear.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the McCracken County Sheriff's Department at 270-444-4719 or your local law enforcement agency.

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