MFD investigates arson of mechanic shop - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MFD investigates arson of mechanic shop

(SOURCE: MFD) (SOURCE: MFD)
(SOURCE: MFD) (SOURCE: MFD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire at a mechanic shop in Orange Mound.

Firefighters and about 38 emergency response personnel rushed to the building near the intersection of Park Avenue and Haynes Street on Tuesday morning. MFD said the outside of the Foreign & American Auto Service & Repair shop was on fire when crews arrived.

MFD said the fire was intentionally set and determined it to be arson after two Molotov cocktails were thrown on the exterior of the structure.

The total damage is estimated at $8,000.

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