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VIDEO: Stolen Salem Toyota 4Runner burned, left in Devils Lake

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North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Lincoln City Police are investigating a burned out Toyota 4Runner stolen from Salem and left in Devils Lake at Holmes Road Park early Thursday morning.

Stolen 4Runner on Fire in Devils Lake

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Toyota 4Runner stolen from Salem and left in Devils Lake at Holmes Road Park early Thursday morning burning and NLFR battling the flames.

Posted by Lincoln City Homepage on Thursday, September 5, 2019

LCPD news release update: The Oregon Environmental Response System was activated due to possible hazardous substances that may have leached into the lake.

The SUV was pulled up from the embankment and investigators were able to determine it was a 2019 Toyota 4runner reported stolen out of the Salem area.

The vehicle was towed from the scene by Car Care Tow Pro.

Lincoln City Police are calling this a “suspicious circumstances” fire and is still under investigation.

Update: The vehicle has been identified as a Toyota 4Runner by a 45-year ASE Master Technician.

Devils Lake SUV fire

The burning 4Runner was called in to Lincoln City dispatch around 1:40 a.m. with a person in the area saying the “horn was blaring” and the vehicle was fully engulfed.

Devils Lake Fire

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue arrived and subdued the blaze that had spread to surrounding brush.

A multi-agency investigation is underway and anyone with information should report it to Lincoln City Police at 541-994-3636

Justin Werner
Justin Werner
Justin Werner is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and a journalist reporting news for Lincoln City, Oregon. When he's not wearing his reporter hat, you can find him enjoying the Oregon Coast with his wife and three children.


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