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Reward Offered For Information Of Five Arson Fires In Jackson County
Updated June 8, 2018 7:09 AM | Filed under: Fire
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(JACKSON CO.) - A reward of up to $55,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of an arsonist responsible for five suspicious fires in Hamilton Township in northern Jackson County.

The most recent fire was set Saturday night off of North County Road 300 East.

Hamilton Volunteer Fire Department Chief Donald Schnitker provided a list of the suspicious fires:

  • Camper fire, July 1, 2017, 59 East County Road 1050 North
  • Barn fire, Oct. 5, 2017, 512 East County Road 1050 North
  • House fire, May 5, 2018, 10942 North County Road 25 East
  • House fire, May 6, 2018, 10636 North County Road 25 East
  • House fire, June 2, 2018, 8305 North County Road 300 East

Chief Donald Schnitker says all the fires were set in vacant homes. Investigators do not suspect the fires are tied to insurance fraud.

If you have information about the fires call 1-800-382-4628 or 317-504-7148. Callers can remain anonymous.



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