45th arson reported on the Eastern Shore

Posted at 10:38 AM, Feb 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-10 10:42:28-05

Temperanceville, Va. – Another arson has been reported on the Eastern Shore.

At around 7pm Saturday night a storage barn burned to the ground in the 11100 block of Sand Street in Temperanceville.

State police say a preliminary investigation reveals the cause to be arson.

Police believe several people may be behind 44 arsons in Accomack County
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The blaze is the 45th arson on the Eastern Shore since mid-November. All of the fires have been set in abandoned structures.

Anyone with information about these fires is asked to call the Virginia State Police toll-free at 1-800-582-8350 or (757) 424-6820; or call the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at (757) 787-1131. There is a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the Accomack County fires that leads to an arrest and conviction.