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Two cars and garage burned in Vernon, family says it was a random arson

VERNON–An investigation is ongoing after several cars caught fire in Vernon on Wednesday.

According to the Vernon Fire Department, at 5:23 a.m. firetrucks responded to Becker Place in the Rockville section of town for reports of cars on fire. The fire also extended to a garage, which was damaged.

The fire department says the incident is being investigated.

Meanwhile, a GoFundMe has been set up for the victims, who are engaged and now don’t have a car to get around in. The family says that their cars were broken into and set on fire, and that this was a “horrible and careless crime.”

Photos taken by Chas Konarski, of the Vernon Fire Department, show the big blaze and the extensive damage done.

Stay with FOX 61 for updates on the investigation.