Firebug still sought after 21st car set ablaze

Roswell car fires
Roswell car fires

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – There has been another car fire in Roswell. Police are now investigating it as a possible arson, which would make it the 21st incident since November.

It happened at around 6 a.m. Friday in a field near the airport.

Earlier this month, police say someone set three cars on fire, which spread to two homes. One house was destroyed.

Fire investigators said there are a lot of similarities in each case, but they still don’t know for sure if they’re all connected.

The Chaves County Crime Stoppers and concerned citizens are offering a reward to help catch a possible fire bug. 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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