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Van fire in Camden deemed suspicious

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is investigating a van that caught fire early Wednesday morning.

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 8:07 AM
Updated: Jul 22, 2020 2:12 PM

CAMDEN, N.Y. -- The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is investigating a van that caught fire early Wednesday morning. 

Officials with the Camden Fire Department call it suspicious, reporting there was no one inside. 

It happened before 3 a.m. Wednesday in a parking lot behind 50 Main St. in Camden. 

The fire was fully involved at one point, but was extinguished shortly after the initial call. 

While on scene, deputies say a woman told them she was the person who parked the van. The woman claims she borrowed the van from a friend, saying it ran well for her. She told deputies she did not know how the fire started. 

The van was taken to the sheriff's office impound lot for further investigation. 

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