Roswell police investigate 16th car fire

Roswell car fire

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – There has been another car fire in Roswell, the 16th in 6 months.

Investigators say a minivan parked on the 2000 block of south Emerald Drive was torched early Friday morning.

This is the second car fire this week.

Detectives have sent evidence from a majority of the fires to the state crime lab.

They say until that’s back they can’t link the crimes together. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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