Police: Arsonist Attempted To Set Several Cars Aflame in Germantown

WASHINGTON (WNEW) — Authorities are asking for tips as they investigate what they believe to be car arson in Germantown.

Pete Piringer, a spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, says there was minimal damage and no reported injuries at the scene of the arson, near the intersection of Mateny Road and Owls Nest Road. One car was on fire, but it appears that the arsonist also attempted to set several others aflame.

If anyone has information about the incident, authorities ask that they call the arson tip line at 240-777-2263.


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