Car Fires in Olyphant Ruled Arson

OLYPHANT – Officials say the cause of two car fires that burned behind a vacant building is arson.

It happened on Underwood Road in Olyphant after 9 p.m. Saturday.

Two cars were destroyed by the flames, and there's smoke damage to the building.

There is no word who the cars belonged to.

Investigators are also looking into another vehicle fire earlier this month at a nearby business.

Anyone with more information on the vehicle fires is asked to contact the Olyphant Police Department or the fire marshal at (570) 963 -3156.