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    Brockton Car Fire Caught on Tape

    Brockton fire officials release video footage of a suspected arson incident involving a car that was set ablaze on Thursday morning.

    (Published Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018)

    Brockton officials are asking anyone with information about a car fire on Harvard Street Thursday morning to contact authorities.

    Brockton fire officials released video showing the car catch fire. The video, apparently from a security camera, was taken from a distance and provides few details.

    The incident was reported at about 5 a.m., according to Brockton fire officials. The suspect lit the car on fire and may have suffered burns to the upper body when the fire erupted. Officials believe the suspect ran through a yard to Dover Street.

    Anyone with information about the fire should call the Brockton Fire Department at 508-583-2323, Brockton Police at 508-941-0200, or the Arson Watch Hotline at 800-682-9229.

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