Authorities Searching for Suspect in Hunter Communications Fire

Last night Medford Fire (MFD) crews responded to a fire involving a utility vehicle at a local communications company at 801 Enterprise Drive.

Medford Alert was first to relay this fire on our Twitter feed. Here is the link to the incident, as it took place.

Upon arrival, crews found the van, which was fully involved, threatening additional vehicles. Officials say that firefighters were quick to protect surrounding cars and buildings as the fire was knocked down. There were reports of several small explosions from the van. Crews remained on scene until approximately 12:45a.

Property owner representatives have provided surveillance footage that show an unknown person appear to start the fire and move quickly away into an adjacent field. There were no reported civilian or firefighter injuries from this incident.

Fire investigators and Medford Police will be partnering up to investigate this suspicious incident.

Medford Alert will continue to monitor this incident and provide updates as they become available.

Source: Medford Fire

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