Authorities investigate suspicious car fire

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SAN DIEGO – Authorities are investigating a suspicious car fire in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego.

Firefighters responding to the 3100 block of Highland Avenue around 2 a.m. discovered the Mercury sedan fully engulfed in flames.

The fire also spread to another nearby vehicle.

According to police, the family’s van caught fire about five months ago. Arson investigators are looking into case.