Accomack Arson Fires Increase to 50

Feb 19, 2013 -- 6:59am

The number of arson fires in Accomack County continues to grow; two more deliberately set fires were reported over the weekend bringing the total number of fires to 50 since mid-November.

The first fire was reported just after 9 o’clock Saturday night in an unoccupied single-wide mobile home on Lankford Highway in Nelsonia. On Sunday night just before 9 o’clock, another fire was reported in an abandoned two-story structure on Saxis Road near Temperanceville.

The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office is now offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in connection with the fires.


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