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Car torched at Schuylkill County mining company

REILLY TWP., Pa. - Police in Schuylkill County are trying to figure out who torched a car at a mining company in Reilly Township.

State police said the arson happened around 5 a.m. Saturday at the Hegins Mining Company on Swatara Road.

Someone pulled up to the company in a Toyota sedan and proceeded to light the vehicle on fire, police said.

The fire spread eventually spread to a pile of rubble containing wood and metal.

Seven fire companies were called in to douse the blaze.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to call State Police in Schuylkill Haven at 570-739-1330.


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