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Arsonist may have set fire to 8 vehicles at West Englewood used car dealership

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Several cars caught fire early Wednesday morning in a used car lot on Chicago's Southwest Side. (WLS)

Several cars caught fire early Wednesday morning in a used car lot on Chicago's Southwest Side. Investigators are looking into whether the lot was targeted by an arsonist.

Eight cars were engulfed by flames at a Rainbow Auto Mart Inc. storage lot in the 5600-block of South Western Avenue in the city's West Englewood neighborhood.

Firefighters rushed to the scene around 12:30 a.m. By the time they extinguished the blaze, the cars were completely burned out.

No arrests have been made. The CPD Bomb and Arson Unit is investigating.
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