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Two Most Recent Accomack Fires, Ruled Arson

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ACCOMACK CO., Md. - State Police have ruled two more fires as arson.

Virginia State Police say that on February 13th and 14th, on Deep Creek Road in Onancock, and Mears Station Road in Hallwood, there were two attempted arsons, where both structures only received minor damage.

Police say, arson number 49, was on February 16th, on Langford Highway, in Nelsonia. The most recent arson, number 50, according to the report, was on Saxis Road in Temperanceville, on February 17th.

All 50 arsons in Accomack County, since November 12th of last year, remain under investigation by both Accomack County Sheriff's Office, and Virginia State Police.

So far, 19 towns in Accomack County have been effected by the arson. There have been 11 fires in Parksley, 6 in Melfa, and 4 each, in Nelsonia and Accomac. All of the structures have been abandoned or unoccupied at the time of the fire.

There is a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrested and conviction of those involved.

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