Car Arson Highlighted During National Arson Awareness Week

May 6, 2014

The theme of this year’s National Arson Awareness Week, which runs May 4 through 10, is vehicle arson.

The United States Fire Administration and the National Fire Protection Association noted an average of more than 14,735 vehicle arsons annually in the past decade, which accounted just over a quarter of all annual arsons.

The crime also costs about $169 million yearly in property damage on a national level.

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