Police investigating suspicious vehicle fire in west side parking lot

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged three vehicles late Tuesday night in a west side parking lot.

On July 28, 2015 at approximately 11:23 p.m. police and firefighters responded to a residential parking lot along the 800 block of Columbia Boulevard after receiving a report of two vehicles on fire. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and no one was injured..

Investigation determined the fire originated in a Jeep Wrangler and spread to a Honda Odyssey parked next to it. A Ford Escape also sustained heat damage along with a fence. Total damages are estimated at just over $40,000..

The investigation is ongoing..

At this time there is no evidence to suggest this incident is connected to an earlier vehicle fire July 20 along the 1200 block of 2 A Avenue North..