A large fire at a luxury car dealership in Sudbury early Monday destroyed or damaged 19 cars, including Jaguars and Range Rovers, officials said.
Firefighters responded to the Herb Chambers Land Rover dealership on Route 20 at 1:07 a.m., the Sudbury Fire Department said in a statement.
"Crews had heavy fire showing from several vehicles upon arrival at the auto dealership," said Fire Chief William Miles.
No one was injured in the fire.
"I heard about this on Channel 5 this morning, and obviously it's a disaster," dealership owner Herb Chambers said, according to a WCVB-TV report. "The good news is nobody got hurt, and they're just cars."
The cause of the blaze is still under investigation by Sudbury police and fire officials and state Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan.
Investigators have determined the fire started in a Jaguar and quickly spread to 18 other cars, including Jaguars, Range Rovers, Land Rovers, and Jeeps, causing an estimated $500,000 in damage.
Sudbury fire spokesman John M. Guilfoil said some of the cars were so badly damaged it was difficult to determine their make and model.
Some of the vehicles were apparently owned by customers and were in for maintenance. Chambers said it was not clear whose insurance, the dealership's or the customers', would pay for the damage.
"I hate to have the customer in the middle of this," Chambers told WCVB-TV.
Investigators have not yet determined whether the fire was set, fire officials said.
The Marlborough Fire Department also responded to the scene.
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