Sylmar tire shop fire likely sparked by suspected gas thieves

SYLMAR, LOS ANGELES

The incident happened at Dapper Tire Company on the 13000 block of San Fernando Road. Firefighters arrived to find a delivery truck engulfed in flames.

A search of the business turned up fuel cans, siphon pumps and fuel hoses.

Authorities believe the suspects were using the equipment to steal gasoline when they accidentally sparked a fire.

No arrests were made at the time of this report.

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