5 vehicles destroyed in fire at Dighton auto auction lot

SE Mass

DIGHTON, Mass. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a fire broke out overnight at an automobile auction business in Dighton.

According to Dighton fire officials, crews responded just before 12:30 a.m. Friday to Manheim New England on Williams Street and arrived to find a group of vehicles on fire in the parking lot.

Photo: Dighton Fire Department

Firefighters were able to make quick work of the flames, officials said, but five vehicles were destroyed.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is being investigated but officials said it’s not considered suspicious at this time.

Firefighters were previously called to the same business in Oct. 2016 and April 2019.

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