Firefighters: More than 11 vehicles catch fire at Pineville towing business

Published: Nov. 8, 2017 at 11:43 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 8, 2017 at 7:03 PM EST
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Caroline Hicks | WBTV
Caroline Hicks | WBTV

PINEVILLE, NC (WBTV) - Multiple vehicles caught fire at a towing business in Pineville Wednesday morning.

The fire occurred at the Dellinger Wrecker Service on Industrial Drive. Heavy smoke could be seen at the business. The owner says one employee was at the business when the fire started but did not notice the blaze. An employee with a business next door then noticed the fire and called 911 and fire crews.

Firefighters said between 12 to 13 cars were involved in the blaze. Most of the vehicles involved were completely destroyed.

The owner does not believe the fire was intentionally set. It is unclear what started the fire.

No one was injured in the incident.

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