Police investigating vehicle fires in Niles Twp.Published 7:42pm Sunday, November 20, 2011
Deputy Thomas Dyer of the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department Niles Township Patrol was on patrol in the area of South 11th Street when he smelled smoke.
Dyer continued to search for the cause of the smoke until he discovered a series of vehicles on fire at 321 Bertrand Rd. in Niles Township.
The Niles Twp FD was called to the scene at 3:20 a.m. A total of 14 scrap vehicles were burned including a section of woods.
The fire was extinguished prior to spreading to a nearby house.
The fire remains under investigation.
Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance Service also responded to the fire.