On the night of January 30, Lviv stirred up another extraordinary event. The unknown set fire to a car owned by journalist G. Tereshchuk, who works for Radio Liberty. Fortunately, there are no casualties.
Eyewitnesses say a man approached the car with his face completely closed. He put some packages from the windshield wiper on the car and set them on fire. Without waiting for the fire, the offender fled. Event time is 00:16 and place is 37 Kubiyovych Street.
There were other vehicles near the car, so there was a risk of them being caught. Fortunately, the flames did not spread to them.
The rescue brigade of the 30th Lviv Fire and Rescue Unit was working to eliminate the fire. When they arrived, the fire blazed just above the engine compartment, posing a threat of explosion. Already at 12:42 the fire was completely eliminated.
The firefighters extinguished the fire in time, but the car was badly damaged and cannot be restored. In general, the car salon was damaged, with a total area of 2 m2, as well as the front fenders, front wheels, hood and windshield.
The journalist reported to the police on the fact of arson and wrote a corresponding statement. A preliminary investigation is currently underway. Law enforcement officers have developed several versions and are reviewing each one.
Ms. Tereshchuk said that they could not set fire to the domestic soil. Its Mitsubishi Colt transport was destroyed to the utmost, which is a significant loss.
According to Portal Lviv Reporter , the neighbor of the car owner accidentally saw how the crime was committed, but because of the closed face of the offender could not identify him or even remember ‘ jat to compose a photo work.
Four rescuers worked on the elimination of the fire and one special machinery was used.