2 suspicious truck fires in Juniata ruled arson

PHILADELPHIA - October 19, 2013

The incidents took place around the corner from one another and minutes apart.

Officers on routine patrol were nearby when a Chevrolet pickup truck exploded around 1:30 a.m. on the 900 block of Bristol Street.

Firefighters were called to extinguish the flames when they were told another vehicle was on fire.

They discovered a Ford truck with the interior on fire on I Street and crews quickly doused the flames.

No one was injured in either vehicle.

The Fire Marshal and police have determined the incident was done by an arsonist.

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