Suspicious Fire in Palisades Mall Parking Lot


Early Tuesday morning, Clarkstown Police were investigating a suspicious car fire in the parking lot of the Palisades Mall.

The blaze started at around 11:10 pm in a truck parked near the Target department store.  No one was injured but an American flag was burned.  West Nyack Fire Chief Brian Ulrich said the blaze started in the bed of the truck and that an American flag was burnt among other items.  It is not known if the flag was the first item ignited.

Investigators remained on the scene until 1 am.

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