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After Fires Injure 3, GM Recalls Hummer SUVs

General Motors Co is recalling nearly 200,000 older model Hummer SUVs, mainly in the United States, to fix problems that have led to 42 vehicle fires and three people being burned, the company said on Wednesday. In a separate recall, …

Texas Fire Marshal Reports 5% of All Vehicle Fires Are Arson

In Texas, approximately five percent of all vehicle fires are intentionally set, which accounts for $3.5 million in vehicle fire losses, according the Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office. “Vehicle arson is not a victimless crime,” said Texas State Fire Marshal …

Vermont Police: Fires Intentionally Set to 3 Vehicles

Vermont police are investigating an arson fire of three construction vehicles in St. Albans. Firefighters say a dump truck, excavator and backhoe were fully engulfed when they arrived at the fire on Wednesday night. Vermont State Police say the fire …