Anyone else read about this or post on this yet? How awful, and what a moron whoever the perp is.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
ARSON FIRE DESTROYS 28 RARE MOPARS
Submitted by Paul Wilson:
A horrifying arson fire in Harnettsburgh KY. devastated the Thunder Road restoration shop and destroyed 28 rare and precious Mopar's in the blaze. While information and details are not being released at this time, due to the on-going criminal investigation, it has been determined that arson was no doubt the cause of this horrific fire. The ATF as well as the FBI are launching a full investigation in to this crime.THe 55000 sq. ft. shop was a total loss as were all of the contents.
Cars lost in this blaze include a 1970 Plymouth Superbird, a 1 of 2 heavily optioned 1969 Charger RT/SE, three GTX convertible's, a 1963 Max Wedge Plymouth with only 3700 miles, a 1970 Road Runner Convertible, a Lil Red Express as well as numerous 6 pack and other rare Mopar cars.
While none of the cars were customer cars, three were owned by Thunder Road's owner Mike French and the other 25 cars belonged to his partner's Todd Reiter and Dolf Keller.
As more information is released on this un-thinkable crime, we will keep you posted here. Watch for more details and a full story in the up-coming issue of Mopar Collectors Guide.