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This 2008 BMW was badly damaged by fire early Sunday morning on Cooley Street. The Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad is investigating the cause. (Springfield Fire Department photo)
SPRINGFIELD – Two luxury cars caught fire within three hours Saturday night and early Sunday morning and one has been determined to be set.
Firefighters extinguished a fire in a 2007 Lexus IS 25 at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, at 35 Crystal Ave. There were no injuries in the fire, said Dennis Leger, executive aide to Fire Commissioner Bernard J. Calvi.
Then three hours later at 12:30 a.m., Sunday, firefighters responded to a fire in a 2008 BMW 328XI at 360 Cooley St., he said.
Anyone with information about the fires is asked to call investigators at 413-787-6370 or they can anonymously send a message through Text-a-Tip by addressing texts to Crimes or 274637, and the message should begin with the word Solve.