Car set ablaze in driveway

A fire that destroyed a car inside a gated driveway early Monday is being investigated as an arson.

A fire that destroyed a car inside a gated driveway early Monday is being investigated as an arson.

SAN DIEGO – A fire that destroyed a car inside a gated driveway early Monday is being investigated as an arson.

The fire was reported just after 2:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Caulfield Drive. It destroyed a late-model Honda sedan.

San Diego police investigators found a gas can near the car and believe the gas was used to torch the Honda.

The car was destroyed and the loss was estimated at $15,000.