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20th Fire Set since Nov. 13 on Va.'s Eastern Shore

November 24, 2012

ACCOMAC, Va. (AP) - Another fire has been set on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

Virginia State Police said Saturday that an arsonist struck again overnight at a chicken coop in the Oak Hill area of Accomack County.

It's the 20th fire set at abandoned structures throughout the county since Nov. 13. No injuries have resulted from the fires.

State police say all the fires have occurred during overnight hours.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information.

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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