VIDEO: Seattle Cop Is Injured After Man Allegedly Sets Police Cruiser on Fire

VIDEO: Seattle Cop Is Injured After Man Allegedly Sets Police Cruiser on Fire


A Seattle cop suffered minor burns after a man allegedly set his police cruiser on fire Thursday afternoon, according to bodycam footage of the incident.

Police responded to a call at South Lake Union Park shortly before 2 p.m. after receiving reports that a man was walking around with a piece of lumber on fire, Seattle police spokesperson Detective Patrick Michaud told the Seattle Times.

In the three videos taken from the incident, the suspect can be seen holding a piece of burning wood to allegedly attack the officer in the patrol car.

After the suspect threw the items at the car, the suspect started to flee as the officer began to open fire through his windshield.

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The police cruiser, which was parked in an alleyway, burst into flames.

The piece of flaming wood, which was a large piece of lumber, that was thrown at an occupied #Seattle police cruiser

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