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12/1/2012 - Three fires reported overnight
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Another fire occurred Friday evening in an abandoned structure. This one was at 24266 Church Road near Accomac. Onley, Tasley, Onancock and Parksley Fire Companies responded to the fire that was reported at 8:48. It took approximately 90 minutes to extinguish the flames.
At 11:55 PM an abandoned structure fire was reported near the intersection of Saxis and Belinda Roads near Sanford at 23129 Belinda Rd. Units from Saxis, Bloxom New Church and Atlantic responded and found the structure fully involved upon arrival.
At 6:10 Saturday morning stations 5,4,6 and 1 were called again to the scene of the abandoned structure fire at 23129 Belinda Road.
The structure was again reported fully involved. It is not confirmed that this is a newly set fire or a flare up after the fire at the same location earlier.
The Virginia State Police and the Accomack County Sheriffs Department are continuing to investigate the string of fires.
The State Police is asking the public to please report anything you see that is out of the ordinary such as activity around empty buildings.
A $5000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the party responsible for setting the fires.
To report a tip, call: 1-800-582-8350 or (757) 424-6820; or call the Accomack County Sheriff's Office at (757) 787-1131.
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