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Suspicious car fire in Eureka

EUREKA - Emergency personnel responded to a suspicious car fire in Eureka

Just before 10 Wednesday evening, Eureka Police and Humboldt Bay Fire were called to Hawthorne and A Streets.

The fire started after a flammable object was allegedly placed in the car’s gas tank. Firefighters quickly put out the fire. One man was detained and questioned. No word on whether an arrest has been made.