Police in Abington Township are investigating an arson fire involving several cars parked behind the New Life Presbyterian Church on Easton Road in Glenside.
The blaze broke out at 11:35 p.m. Sunday in two of seven vehicles parked along a fence near the driveway exit to Jenkintown Road. Police said it was intentionally set.
Two homes nearby were evacuated when the fire spread to two other cars, a tree and a fence. The vehicles belong to the church as part of a program to repair them for people in need.
Two cars were destroyed; two others were damaged.
Authorities ask that anyone with information about the arson contact Abington Police Department Detective Division at 267-536-1100, and choose option #4.