Manitoba

4 vehicles burn in suspicious parking lot fire in Winnipeg

Two trucks and a van went up in flames in a Winnipeg parking lot early Tuesday and a fourth vehicle was damaged by the heat and flames.
Three vehicles went up in flames in a Transcona parking lot, and a fourth was damaged, early Tuesday morning. (Courtesy Eleanor Lawrence)

Two trucks and a van went up in flames in a Winnipeg parking lot early Tuesday and a fourth vehicle was damaged by the heat and flames.

Police say the fire started around 1:30 a.m. and is being investigated as suspicious. Dale McCorrister lives in the area and noticed a jerry can on the the hood of one of the cars. 

It happened in the parking lot of a Manitoba Housing townhouse complex in Transcona, in the 1100 block of Plessis Road.

There were no injuries.

A charred fence and scorched pavement marks the spot where three vehicles went up in flames early Thursday. (Meaghan Ketcheson/CBC)

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