Cornwall car fire suspected arson: police

In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 photo provided by Alex Pilon, flames leap from the front windshield of a car on Rotary Lane in Cornwall, Ont. Police are treating the fire as a case of arson. (Alex Pilon via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – City police believe a car fire near the Cornwall waterfront was deliberately set Tuesday night.

Cornwall firefighters and police were on the scene around 5 p.m. at the base of Rotary Lane near the Rotary Eco Gardens.

Flames could be seen shooting from the front windshield of the light-coloured sedan.

Const. Dan Cloutier told Cornwall Newswatch there were no injuries and the case is being treated as an arson.

In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 photo provided by Alex Pilon, a Cornwall firefighter sprays water on a car fire at the base of Rotary Lane near the Rotary Eco Gardens. Police are treating the car fire as arson. (Alex Pilon via Newswatch Group)
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