Sunday, March 3, 2013

Accomack County Fire Fighters Kept Busy

Saturday - March 2,2013 - 9:50 PM
Structure fire on NewBranch Road and Galand Lane/near Tasley 
An Accomack County Sheriff's Deputy was the first to arrive on the scene and reported that the structure (trailer) was on the ground.

Onancock, Onley, Tasley and Parksley responded.  Investigators were on the scene to determine if arson was involved.

There were three fires investigated on Saturday.  Fire departments and investigators responded to a structure fire around 3:20 a.m. on Saturday.  The structure at 20964 Bayside Road near Onancock had burned to the ground before fireman arrived.

At 6:23 a.m. there was a brush fire at 20720 Bayside Road which is  about 1 mile from the previous fire.

If Saturday mornings structure is declared arson there will have been 54 arson in Accomack County since November 12 2013.

The Virginia State Police is investigating the blaze. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the string of arson fires.

Anyone with information can call the Accomack County Sheriff's Department at 757-655-1437.

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