The Arson Bomb Squad is investigating a Vehicle Fire that occurred on Monday, February 6, 2023 am in North Merrick.
According to Detectives, an unknown subject poured a flammable liquid substance on a vehicle that was parked on Van Nostrand Avenue. The subject then set the vehicle on fire before fleeing the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
The owner looked outside his window and saw the front of his 2017 black Cadillac Escalade engulfed in flames. The owner was able to extinguish the fire with a garden hose prior to the North Merrick Fire Departments arrival.
No injuries were reported at scene.
No further description of the subject is available at this time.
The Nassau County Fire Marshall and Arson Bomb Squad at scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244- TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.