Car swallowed by flames


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police believe a car fire in Dayton may be the work of an arsonist.

Officers were called to the 400 block of Roesch Street after 2 a.m. Sunday.

When crews arrived, they found a black Chevy Avalanche swallowed by flames parked outside of an abandoned apartment complex.

The fire department responded and doused the fire.

Officials have not yet determined how the fire started but said the car did not appear to have been in an accident.

Officers are investigating the incident as arson. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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