Havre de Grace Police and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a pair of fires which damaged a car and a motorcycle in the city early Sunday morning.
Just after 2 a.m. Sunday, simultaneously, dual fires were reported in the 700 block of North Adams Street and the 600 block of Ontario Street in Havre de Grace.
On North Adams Street, a passerby discovered the passenger compartment of a 2006 Mazda 3 car was on fire. Meanwhile, on Ontario Street, the passenger seat of a 2007 Harley Davidson Sportster 1200c motorcycle was also reported to be ablaze.
In each instance, eight volunteer firefighters responded and had the fires under control within 10 minutes. IN the North Adams Street incident, the State Fire Marshal’s Office estimated the fire caused $5,000 in damage to the car and another $1,000 to its contents. In the Ontario Street incident, the estimated damage to the motorcycle was $1,000.
The preliminary cause of both fires was deemed to be incendiary, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
The investigation is a joint effort with the Havre de Grace Police Department on the investigation and anyone with information about this fire is asked to contact the office of the State Fire Marshal (410) 836-4844.