Sheriff's department investigating car fire on Milwaukee's north side

CREATED Oct. 3, 2012 - UPDATED: Oct. 3, 2012

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  • Photo: SUV lit on fire Image by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department

  • Photo: The 2008 Cadillac Escalade Luxury SUV was completely destroyed Image by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department

MILWAUKEE- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department is trying to find out why an SUV was lit on fire Tuesday night on the city's north side.

Sheriff's deputies found the 2008 Cadillac Escalade Luxury SUV fully engulfed in flames at Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th Street, just before 11:50 p.m.

Milwaukee's Fire Department believes the SUV was intentionally set on fire.

No victims were found during a search of the surrounding area Tuesday night.

The incident remains under investigation.