PALMETTO — Fire crews in Palmetto are investigating a suspicious fire that happened Friday morning at a business on 8th Avenue West.
The blaze began shortly before 8 a.m., at 450 8th Avenue West., in what’s described as a building at an auto business.
Investigators tell SNN that someone entered through the back of the structure and intentionally set the fire. The building is used to store tires and other automotive parts.
Anyone with information on this arson fire can please call the Palmetto Police Department at 941-723-4587 x 6365 or the State Fire Marshall’s Office at 813-972-8643.
Persons with information may also contact the State Arson Tip Line at 877-662-7766 or Manatee County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-TIPS.