UPDATE: According to Live Boston 617, arson is suspected for the car fires set early Tuesday morning in the Thomas Park. BFD’s Fire Investigation Unit was on hand with two arson K9’s – Keegan, a 7-year-old veteran of the BFD and Robbie, a 1-year-old rookie. Below are some photos of the scene. You can read Live Boston’s full story with more photos here.
There was not one, but two car fires in the Thomas Park neighborhood early on Tuesday morning. Around 5:30am, a resident of that area reported hearing “three large booms.” Then smoke and flames could be seen coming from the Excel High School parking lot.
Then a second car on National Street was reported to be on fire. BFD responded to that one too.
BPD and BFD were investigating.
Southie resident Jascha Franklin-Hodge captured a video of the flames on twitter.