Posted: Jul 29, 2012 1:41 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2012 2:13 PM
On July 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM, Scott Fire Department responded to a reported vehicle fire located at 1312 Roper Drive, lot 106. Upon arrival at 12:38 AM, units observed a Chevrolet pickup truck fully involved in fire, next to a mobile home.
The fire was quickly extinguished; the truck was completely destroyed, with two mobile homes sustaining minor damage.
An investigation of the incident concluded; while attempting to steal gasoline, by siphoning it from the truck, an ignition source ignited the vehicle.
Two individuals were arrested as a result of the incident. The investigation is still ongoing and more arrest are possible.