Niles firefighter/paramedics and police responded about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday to three car fires in the 7400 block of Melvina Avenue, near Gross Point Road and Melvina Avenue. The three cars were located near a building. Firefighters arrived and reported three cars fully involved.
Firefighters also received a report of two cars on fire near Lehigh Avenue and Touhy Avenue. No word on whether this was a separate incident of whether the call was a mistaken address regarding the fire at Melvina and Gross Point Road.
The car fires were knocked about 2:05 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters checked the interior of the adjacent building for heat damage or extension of into the building.
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